IP address wants to connect to my Mac

Discussion in 'Mac Basics and Help' started by Jalopy, Feb 7, 2013.

  1. macrumors member

    Dec 2, 2011
    I use Little Snitch. One day, the ip address wanted to connect to my Mac. It seems to be from Edgecast Networks, a CDN. I asked my isp tech support and they don't use this content delivery network. Any idea why this ip address would be wanting to connect if my isp doesn't use them?
  2. macrumors member


    Jan 14, 2013
    you are right I just punched the IP Address into http://ipaddresshq.com/

    Decimal :1209359123
    Hostname :
    ISP :EdgeCast Networks

    Geolocation Information

    City :Santa Monica
    Region : California
    Country : United States
    Latitude :34.0119
    Longitude :-118.4682
    Postal Code :90405
    Metro Code :803
    Area Code :310
    Continent :North America

    Interesting would like to know also good thing you have a firewall maybe they try to scrape data of PC's on the web that would be my wild guess ?? anyone else wanna chime in ?
  3. LPZ
    macrumors 65816

    Jul 11, 2006
    On what port? What protocol?
  4. thread starter macrumors member

    Dec 2, 2011
    TCP port 80 (http)

    What data are you referring to? Like tracking which websites are visited? Or data on my computer?

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