This is the article about getting the IP address of the remote computer i.e in terms of hacking getting the IP address of the victim computer.
Before proceeding lets know something about IP address.
0x01-What is IP address?
IP address means Internet Protocol address - An Internet Protocol address (IP address) is a numerical label assigned to each device (e.g., computer, printer etc.) participating in a computer network that uses the Internet Protocol for communication.
IP address serves for two basic purposes:
1. Host or network interface identification
2. Location Addressing
Now lets move to our moto..........
0x02-How to get IP address of remote computer or victim computer?
There are four techniques to get the IP address of remote computer or victim computer. These are as follows:
- Using PHP notification script.
- Sniffing during chat sessions.
- Using Blogs and Websites.
- Using read notify service.
Now lets go in detail one by one ....................
1. Using PHP notification script.
Using this Notification script you can get the IP address in just seconds.
Steps of using this PHP script:
Download ip finder script(IP_Finder.ZIP)
2. Sniffing during chat sessions.
With the help of Sniffers like wireshark etc. you can sniff the Gmail, and yahoo or any other chat sessions while we are chatting to any of your friend and extract the IP address from there.
3. Using Blogs and Websites.
This method is for those who have their blogs or websites. Normal users can also do this as blog is free to make. Make a new blog and use any stats service like histats or any other stats widget. Just add a new widget and put histats code there and save template. And send the link of your blog to your friend and get his IP.
4. Using read notify service.
Using read notify service is an email based service.
Steps to use Read Notify service is as follows:
a)First open the Read Notify website :RCPT
b)Now register on this website and then it will send you confirmation mail. Verify your account.
c)Once your account is activated. Do the following steps to use this service:
- Compose your email just like you usually would in your own email or web email program.
- Type: .readnotify.com on the end of your recipients email address (don’t worry, that gets removed before your recipients receive the email). Like this: firstname.lastname@example.org .
- Send your email.
Some things to remember:
- don’t send to and from the same computer.
- if your email program ‘auto-completes’ email addresses from your address book, you’ll need to keeptyping over the top of the auto-completed one to add the.readnotify.com.
- if you are cc-ing your email to other readers, you must add tracking to all of them.