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  • 1. Forensic Science Informatics
    Unit 37
    P4
  • 2. Tracing e-mails
    BTEOTSSSBAT trace the origin of an e-mail
  • 3. P4 identify the registrants name and address of five IP addresses using the WHOIS database.
  • 4. Every computer has an IP address (Internet Protocol)
  • 5. Every computer has an IP address (Internet Protocol)
    The IP address is a little like a finger print - it can help identify which computer has been used to send an e-mail or browse a web site.
  • 6. Every computer has an IP address (Internet Protocol)
    The IP address is a little like a finger print - it can help identify which computer has been used to send an e-mail or browse a web site.
    The IP address is a dotted quad - four numbers separated by a fullstop.
    For example 88.105.175.194
    This can tell us a lot about the computer.
    The originating country, the ISP and sometimes even the location.
  • 7. The who.is database enables us to find out information about IP addresses
  • 8. To find your computers IP address, go here:
    http://www.ip-adress.com/
    The to find out more information go here:
    http://www.whois-search.com/ or here
    http://whatismyipaddress.com/
  • 9. To find out where an e-mail has come from we need to know the senders IP address.
    This information is usually contained in an e-mails full header.
    Most web e-mails hide this but it can be easily uncovered.
  • 10. Yahoo mail
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  • 13. Block of IP nos
    The ISP
    Country of origin