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minFraud® Transaction Risk API

Risk data for online fraud detection

Use risk scoring and data to identify high-risk activity in e-commerce payments, platform user activity, incentivized traffic, and more.

GeoIP® Databases and Services

IP intelligence and proxy detection

Use GeoIP intelligence for content customization, advertising, digital rights management, compliance, fraud detection, security and more.

GeoIP2 Precision Service

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Blog Posts

  • How accurate is IP geolocation?

    How accurate is IP geolocation?

    In this post, we’ll talk about some common assumptions about how IP geolocation works and contextualize those assumptions in light of the structure of the internet and the distribution of the IP space across geographical regions. In light of these considerations, we’ll develop a deeper understanding of the constraints and opportunities for IP geolocation.

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  • Research Defender uses minFraud as part of a homegrown solution to protect the integrity of research done on behalf of its customers.

    Research Defender uses minFraud as part of a homegrown solution to protect the integrity of research done on behalf of its customers.

    When Vignesh Krishan founded Research Defender in 2018 he knew that managing fraud was critical in the global market research industry. The company set out to deliver high-quality consumer insights for companies in diverse industries all over the world. They understood even before they got started that ensuring the quality and integrity of the research was going to be essential to their success and the success of their customers.

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  • Learn how to import MaxMind GeoIP2 and GeoLite2 databases into PostgreSQL or MySQL

    Learn how to import MaxMind GeoIP2 and GeoLite2 databases into PostgreSQL or MySQL

    We’ve added documentation to our developer’s site giving a tutorial on how to import the CSV versions of our GeoIP2 and GeoLite2 databases into PostgreSQL and MySQL. In addition to the basic information about how to bring MaxMind’s data into these popular database frameworks, we have also included pointers from our dev team on how to index and organize them for faster searching.

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