IPThreat was born out of the realization that Earth needs a public and free database to track bad actors on the Internet.
There are currently many private and/or paid options for getting ip address threat levels and general information for ip addresses.
Some providers charge subscription fees to get access to all the data, even though it has been donated by the community.
IPThreat breaks this trend by being 100% free and releasing all of it's data under a creative-commons by attribution license.
- The creative commons by sa license can be used as a guide.
- You are free to re-use, re-mix the data from this website, even commercially, provided that:
- You must release any transformed, re-mixed or derived data under the same creative-commons license. This does not prohibit you from using the data commercially.
- You must give appropriate credit back to IPThreat if you redistribute the data in any form (commercially or not, internally or public). Here is how you do that:
- When providing links back to IPThreat:
- Links must not use the nofollow attribute on
- All links should be plain html, i.e.:
<a href="https://ipthreat.net">Data provided by IPThreat at https://ipthreat.net</a>.
- Links must not use the nofollow attribute on
- For websites or apps:
- Visually indicate the content being presented originated from IPThreat located at https://ipthreat.net. This does not have to be 'in your face', just somewhere consistent and easily findable.
- Provide a short attribution statement on your website, something like 'Data sourced from IPThreat located at https://ipthreat.net'.
- Put a direct link to https://ipthreat.net somewhere on your site along with the above attribution statement.
- If you are re-posting individual ip address information or submission data, link back to the ip url directly, i.e.:
<a href="https://ipthreat.net/ip/220.127.116.11">IP address data provided by IPThreat at https://ipthreat.net/ip/18.104.22.168</a>.
- For backend services:
- A simple mention in a readme file for your source code indicating where the lists are coming from will be fine.
- For raw data:
- Provide a short attribution statement in your readme file or data file, something like 'Data sourced from IPThreat located at https://ipthreat.net'.
- Provide in your readme or data file a direct link back to the home page at https://ipthreat.net.
- If your dataset is hosted on a website, please put a link to the home page at https://ipthreat.net on the website as well.
- Please don't scrape the IPThreat website. Instead, use the public data dumps that are provided monthly.
- The public data dumps will not contain any sensitive data.
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