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nessyfencer
-20th December 2010, 07:26
Anyone else get this email?


Someone has tried to log into your account on Fencing Forum with an incorrect password at least 5 times. This person has been prevented from attempting to login to your account for the next 15 minutes.

The person trying to log into your account had the following IP address:

hokers
-20th December 2010, 08:26
Nope. Geolocate the IP address.

Hungry Hippo
-20th December 2010, 08:33
Nope. Geolocate the IP address.

You make it sound easy, Hokers, please elucidate?</p>
Sounds like someone might be fishing around for an easy way in on an existing account for nefarious purposes. Watch out for dodgy posters from long-dormant members of the forum.

hokers
-20th December 2010, 15:12
There are many options, try this maybe?
http://www.iplocation.net/

Were you ever registered on Gawker.com, Gizmodo.com or Lifehacker.com? If so you may have a bigger problem:
http://www.theregister.co.uk/2010/12/13/twitter_diet_spam_gawker_compromise/

nessyfencer
-21st December 2010, 15:33
There are many options, try this maybe?
http://www.iplocation.net/


Geolocation data from IP2Location (Product: DB4)
IP Address Country Region City ISP
212.78.238.39 Ireland Dublin Dublin Hosting 365 Limited
Google Map for DUBLIN, DUBLIN, IRELAND (New window)


Geolocation data from IPligence (Product: Max)
IP Address Country Region City ISP
212.78.238.39 Ireland Dublin Hosting 365 Limited
Continent Latitude Longitude Time Zone
Europe 53.33 -6.25

hokers
-21st December 2010, 16:56
Definitely not you then, worth checking with the forum admins to see who that might be? They get IP addresses for all visitors.