IP Geolocation in Cybersecurity Investigationsby@WhoisXMLAPI
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IP Geolocation in Cybersecurity Investigations

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IP geolocation has been criticized for its lack of accuracy and the different ways attackers can circumvent the technology. However, there are a series of real-life events where the use of IP geology has proved useful for cybersecurity professionals and law enforcement agents to zero in on known bad actors and their networks. LulzSec's leader failed to mask his IP address when he logged into an Internet relay chat room using his known pseudonym, “Sabu” The FBI got in touch with the hosting company and managed to image the server and plant tracking systems on it.

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