What is api.ipify.org [RESOLVED]

The URL api.ipify.org often appears in IOC (indicator of compromise) lists, or is associated with malware.

The site itself is safe to use and has no issues.

The site appears in IOC lists because it is often abused by malicious sites or code. The site has an API that is free to use that will return your IP address, this is why it is used by malicious code.

Duncan Newell

Duncan is a technology professional with over 20 years experience of working in various IT roles. He has a interest in cyber security, and has a wide range of other skills in radio, electronics and telecommunications.

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