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Re: IP geographical address info

On Fri, 5 Aug 2011 14:03:21 +0000 (UTC)
Walter Hurry <walterhurry@lavabit.com> wrote:

> On Fri, 05 Aug 2011 13:20:14 +0000, T o n g wrote:
> > Hi,
> > 
> > Given an IP address, how can I know which geographical area it
> > originated from? Would that be of to the country or state level?
> > 
> > On the other hand, given a country or state/province, can I get a
> > list of IP addresses that belong to it?
> There are easier solutions, but I have PostgreSQL available, so I
> roll my own. It goes to the level of Country/Region(State)/City. I
> get the data using:
> wget http://mirrors.ipinfodb.com/ipinfodb/ip_database/current/
> ipinfodb_mul_table_full.csv.zip
> ..but it looks as though that may no longer be updated, so I might
> have to look around for another source. 

As far as I know, this database is maintained:


As to the UK intrusion frequency, are any of them from your own ISP?
Many viruses look around the local broadcast domain in preference to
random choices.


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