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Proxy/IP Question

Discussion in 'Black Hat SEO' started by loclhero, Apr 4, 2008.

  1. loclhero

    loclhero Supreme Member

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    Maybe a stupid question: I know the importance of using proxies if you sign up for a forum or any type of site where you create an account or profile. No problem.
    But after you create the account, is it okay to go back without using proxies?
    For example, I want to sign up for a vbulletin forum and I use a proxy. Okay, the webmaster goes into his admin panel and sees that loclhero signed up with an ip somewhere in Zimbabwe. All future logins to that forum are with my own ip because the proxies are so slow. Am I still anonymous at that point?
     
  2. hispy

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    Your IP address will be revealed without a proxy. You are not anonymous even if you have a have fixed or static IP address. The only way to remain anonymous you will have to use a network other than yours. Wireless networks are an example.
     
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    the best would be to pay for 30 minuts in a cyb
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    if your business can give you good rentability why not
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    No, of course not.

    Worse, it'll show that you logged in from one IP before and then the same IP will pop up on a billion different accounts, so it'll look exactly like what you're doing.

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  5. loclhero

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    Okay, I am seriously a retard when it comes to this shit. Can you break this down?
    Example, scammer...oops sorry....new user signs up to, say, a vbulletin forum or a even a social site. You can see the ip the account was created with in an admin panel right? After that point, how/where does a webmaster see what ip(s) all future logins came from. Having never had a site where people actually signed up for an account I'm trying to understand the dynamic of this.
     
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    On almost all forums worth a damn, the admins/mods can see what IP any user posts from. That's how people get caught for having multiple accounts in the first place.

    If you create 50 accounts with 50 different IPs but you only use the same one to post, not only will you have the same IP attached to all the different posts, if they check the previous IP history on those accounts it will show that you used different IPs to sign up but are all actually the same base IP after that. So (until they just get fed up and ban that base IP outright) every time you log in with that base IP your account will be flagged and they can go right to you.

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    Okay, thanks buddy. I had a vbulletin forum some time ago and would use the ip ban but never knew i could check each post. That clarifies that but I really was more wondering if this would this also apply to a site like adultsearch? I only use that as an example becaue one of my first accounts there got ip banned. All subsequent accounts were made using proxies but does the same hold true that they can see what ip im using on all future logins? Do you think the same applies as it would in a forum?
     
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    It's not so much the individual posts as the logins. It should say "Last logged in from: blah de blah" in your member info, so as soon as they put 2 and 2 together they'll notice that 50 different accounts that are ostensibly different people all "Last logged in from: loclhero's house", you're done for.

    If they're wary of that sort of thing, I wouldn't be surprised if that threw up red flags automatically. Of course, if it's a big enough site (like youtube or something) you might be able to get away with it a lot longer.

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    Big thanks man.