IP Ownership Analysis Of Cheap Hosting Providers: Only 20% With Own Servers

LAST UPDATE: March 2019 When people new to PBNs ask where to host their blogs, a lot of experts recommend using different cheap hosting providers to get a diversity of IPs. We wanted to put that claim to the test for some time now. Analyzing 80 Cheap Hosting Providers We collected a list of 80 popular cheap […]

Research: two thirds of PBNs on CloudFlare leak real IPs

LAST UPDATE: March 2019 A few weeks ago we added CloudFlare SSL support for blogs hosted on EBN. While in the process of integrating CloudFlare we did a thorough research on potential leaks and footprints. Here are our findings. Is CloudFlare successfully masking my server’s real IP? In essence, if you know exactly what you are […]

Why nameservers are more dangerous footprints than IPs

LAST UPDATE: March 2019 This is another post in our series about advanced footprints. While we wouldn’t really count nameserver footprints as advanced, there are still people doing really basic mistakes with them so we wanted to shed some light on the topic. Nameservers are servers hosting your DNS zonefile, or in other words, your DNS records. Without them, your […]