IPQS Proxy Detection API
Detect proxy IP address connections instantly and accurately with our API.
Fraudsters, bots and malware can easily hide their true proxy detection API address and use proxies to mask their location when accessing online stores or other sites. These proxies can also be used to prevent security checks that prevent an offending IP address from continuing to attempt logins or orders.
Why Your Business Needs a Proxy Detection API: Benefits and Use Cases
Our proxy detection API is the most comprehensive tool to identify proxy IPs, VPNs, Tor exit nodes, search engine robots and residential proxies with a high probability of engaging in malicious activity. It identifies and ranks IP addresses in real-time and provides over 25 risk analysis data points to analyze the likelihood that a user is likely to engage in fraudulent behavior.
Proxy Connection Types & Ratings:
Our comprehensive proxy detection API scores IP addresses with a probability value between 0 and 1 based on dynamic checks using machine learning & probability theory techniques with large datasets. It filters out open proxies, anonymous proxies, VPNs, hosting providers, spammers, malware & spyware, botnets and residential proxies that are highly inclined to engage in malicious behavior.
IPQS Proxy Detection uses a smart scoring system to avoid false-positives that can occur for shared and recycled IP ranges. This ensures that you can always be confident in the accuracy of our results across all types of proxies, including residential proxies and those associated with data centers.
Our proxy detection API also provides detailed information on proxies that are typically used by legitimate customers, including those provided by reputable VPN companies and anti-virus software. It can be a valuable tool for merchants that rely on IP addresses to identify fraudulent traffic and help prevent a loss.