Europol’s take down of Mobdro, the world’s largest pirate IPTV app, provided another view into the dangers of hijacked residential IPs. To opt-out of ads on the app, users could “consent” to having their IP address, device and bandwidth hijacked by the Luminati network and sold to the highest bidder for illegal activities such as DDoS attacks, money laundering or as we know, for “undetectable” access to geo-restricted content. Fortunately, we have a solution to combat these “hijacked” residential IPs, learn more here.
Geo-Piracy is the Tip of the Iceberg When it Comes to Hijacked Residential IPs
April 1, 2021