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Pay to change IP address? This is risky

via:新浪科技     time:2022/5/19 6:00:55     readed:443


Show IP territory after someone moved a crooked brain

The IP address of overseas student account is displayed as a local place in China. Life information IP territory in X is in other provinces... Recently, major Internet platforms have launched the function of displaying IP dependencies, which has caused some we-media bloggers and Internet celebrities to set up "rollovers", causing hot discussions. At the same time, the reporter's investigation found that many businesses have played the idea of paying IP proxy, providing IP address change services in the search engine platform, e-commerce trading platform, QQ group quietly rise.

A search for "IP proxy" on a search engine platform showed a number of related ads, some claiming that "can cover the world's countries and cities", others said that "provide high-quality anonymous IP". There are "one key to change IP software", "can automatically change seconds, stable not offline". The download page of the software prompts: Any behavior engaged in by the user has nothing to do with the company, and the user is responsible for the related responsibility.

One of the businesses providing IP proxy services told reporters that dynamic and static IP can be provided. If it is used to change THE IP address on the platform, dynamic IP is recommended. Package day price 5 yuan, package month 109 yuan, but also can choose package year, can be randomly modified national arbitrary territory.

  Some people sell IP and some people buy IP

The reporter learned that IP address is a unique address of the Internet protocol, is the only identity certificate needed to access the Internet. The IP proxy is equivalent to the intermediary platform, by proxy IP access to the web page, so as to hide the real location information.

The Beijing Municipal Public Security Bureau suggests that high-quality proxy IP can resist computer viruses, prevent hacker attacks, and have great benefits for network security. However, there are also criminals using proxy dynamic IP, with a variety of false server address to spread all kinds of rumors, fraud, prostitution and gambling and other illegal crimes.

Reporters also found a lot of "domestic/overseas proxy IP", "dynamic IP technology exchange" and other words of QQ groups, which provide a wide range of services and needs. A buyer tells a reporter, oneself in the hand have many customers to modify IP address demand, want to buy a batch of agents, but the information in the group is mixed, afraid of personal information stolen.

Some people give IP, some people receive IP. "Receive foreign IP, some connections"; Some people seek business cooperation, "find a partner with experience in building their own IP pool, do things together"; There are also agents specializing in all kinds of value-added telecom qualifications, "IDC, IP-VPN, multi-party communication..."

  Buying and selling IP may violate criminal law

Zhu Wei, deputy director of the Communication Law Research Center at China University of Political Science and Law, said the black ash industry is involved in people with ulterior motives who want to create fake sites, spread rumors or commit telecom fraud by changing IP addresses. Personal information is not only at risk of disclosure, but may also get into unnecessary trouble.

In addition, IP agents that carry out illegal business without registration or evading technical monitoring and administrative supervision may also become accomplices.

In September 2020, yunnan police detected a cyber crime case of obtaining dynamic IP resources of operators by using "dial-in-seconds" network equipment and providing dynamic IP proxy and dynamic VPS services for illegal profits for overseas criminals. Its gang involved network equipment associated with a number of online gambling cases, telecom fraud.

In April this year, the Supreme People's Procuratorate issued a typical case of telecom network fraud and associated crimes, two telecom practitioners illegally help upstream buyers to set up servers, change the real IP address of broadband accounts, resulting in a victim was cheated more than 1.58 million yuan.

Beijing Yunjia law firm lawyer Zhao Occupation reminds, the seller provides IP agent services for users, help users tamper with personal information and background data, affect the normal operation of the computer system, the consequences are serious, suspected of damaging the computer information system crime; If tampering with other people's IP information without authorization, if the circumstances are serious, it is suspected of violating the crime of personal information of citizens. In addition, providing proxy IP services for users is also suspected of illegal business crimes.

Illegal IP proxies have been severely cracked down on nationwide. Last year, the Ministry of Public Security (MPS) worked with relevant departments to shut down more than 13,000 illegal broadband lines and 5,000 broadband Internet accounts in accordance with the law, targeting key basic resources such as network TV and "dynamic IP proxy", which spawn illegal and harmful information online.

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