Internet Protocol Address
An IP Address is a unique numerical label given to a network of computers and other devices. Its principle purpose is to identify computers and networks. The IP Address format usually is: XXX.XX.XXX.XXX (the last section may have less digits).
Finding Your Computer's IP Address
There are many websites that show you your IP, some are:
- IP-Adress: http://www.ip-adress.com/
- IP Chicken: http://www.ipchicken.com/
- IP Info: http://www.lawrencegoetz.com/programs/ipinfo/
- Show My IP: http://www.showmyip.com/
- What is My IP Address?: http://whatismyipaddress.com/
Check if your IP Address is blacklisted
Your IP Address may be blacklisted without you knowing it. This could be an unknown piece of Malware running on your computer, so it is important to check your IP Address against blacklists.