Proxy detection APIs help you identify fraudulent users and agents. This can help you reduce compliance, fraud risk, and automated hacking attempts.
What is IP address proxy detection?
Using a proxy can increase your network speed, but it can also be used by hackers and spammers. Despite these threats, proxies are still a useful tool for web marketers and privacy enthusiasts. They are also a great way to access websites that are blocked by geoblocking.
In order to protect against cyber crime, many companies use proxy detection services. However, not all proxy detection API are created equal. While some have clean interfaces and easy-to-use features, others lack these qualities.
IPQS Proxy Detection is the most comprehensive tool for detecting proxies online. It identifies botnets, malware, and spyware. Moreover, it provides accurate results worldwide. The system uses device fingerprinting techniques, email address verification, and real-time fraud score to prevent unauthorized use.
You can detect proxy usage with WebRTC tests, HTTP header requests, and DNS leak points. A valid request returns a 0-1 proxy likelihood value. On the other hand, an invalid request will return a negative value.
iDenfy is a proxy detection service that works in the background. Their algorithm detects proxies and blocks users who are trying to avoid detection.
IP2Proxy Proxy Detection is a hosted solution that enables developers to identify proxy servers. This is done through a RESTful API call. Moreover, the system detects residential proxies and TOR exit nodes.
IP2Proxy offers a free and paid version. The free version is designed to identify fraudulent IPs.