Three challenges facing the Internet in 2021

Three challenges facing the Internet in 2021

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  Everyone is dependent on the internet, whether it be day-to-day activities like online banking transactions or shopping online for groceries or clothes or for entertainment activities like OTT (over the internet) entertainment streams like Netflix, Amazon Prime, etc. or for staying in touch with family and friends on social media platforms to search for […]

Millions of IP addresses of African firms stolen – AFRINIC

Millions of IP addresses of African firms stolen – AFRINIC

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If you are thinking that stealing IPs pertains to the Western world, then you are mistaken. AFRINIC (African Network Information Centre) recently reported after an internal audit that over 4.1 million IP addresses were stolen from African firms, were used inappropriately and allotted to other organisations (IP addresses of African firms). This kind of theft […]

Ping of Death, patch it now or face hacker attacks

Ping of Death, patch it now or face hacker attacks

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Internet Protocol is very big and keeping it secure can be difficult, especially at the user level. The IPv4 has been prone to many attacks, especially DoS (Denial of Service) attacks. One of the DoS attacks that have been famously used by hackers is the Ping of Death (PoD). The Internet Control Message Protocol (ICMP) is the […]

Different types of IP addresses – Quick Guide

Different types of IP addresses – Quick Guide

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The Internet and IP addresses are important factors that connect us all to the rest of the world. Growing businesses and a growing number of employees requires many IP addresses (Types of IP addresses). But, there are many types of IP addresses, and your business may not know which IPs you require, that is where […]

How to get dedicated IP blocks?

How to get dedicated IP blocks?

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There are two types of IP addresses, dedicated IP and shared IP. There are many advantages of using a dedicated IP for your websites. Dedicated IPs could be one of the best buys you will do for your business. If you are running a business where you require special permissions, then a dedicated IP address is essential. For example, you […]

IPv6 or IPv4, which works better with a VPN?

IPv6 or IPv4, which works better with a VPN?

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Many businesses and even individuals use a VPN to browse websites and make important financial transactions. VPN protects the identity, location, and provides a secure connection to the user. But what would happen to the VPN connection if your ISP or your website is hosted on an IPv6 server (IPv4 or IPv6 which works nicely […]