Can You Hide Your Ip Address?

By: IC
While surfing the Internet your privacy is at stake. You never know when your internet activity no more remains private for you. Not many people know that their Internet Protocol address is exposed whenever they surf the internet. The Internet Protocol address is responsible for helping hackers to gain access to your computer and all your personal information. But this can be prevented. You can keep surfing anonymously on the internet by hiding your IP address. There are various tools and programs available on the web which may help you in this regard. Some of them are paid ones and some are available for free.

By using the softwares meant for hiding the IP addresses, your online identity will be kept as a secret. People will see your fake IP address. The programs which claim to hide your IP address work on all major browsers and various messengers. Using these tools apart from hiding your online address you will also be able to access the websites which previously you were banned to surf using your fake IP address.

When you connect to the internet your internet service provider your computer is assigned an IP address. Whatever communications you share with websites or any programs while connecting to the internet are regularly traced by your computer's IP address. So when you install any of the softwares available, they tend to change your computer's internet connection settings. The program directs your computer to use a fake IP address instead of the real one. This way you will be protected form getting identified online.

In some cases your IP address may be located all round the world. And if then you use a fake IP address located outside your country then it is possible that you will suffer from a slow browser. If you belong to such a category then it is advisable to look for the programs which offer the facility of providing IP addresses all over the world. If you are working somewhere then it is possible that some of the websites might be blocked. A good program enables you to access these restricted sites by your fake IP address.
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