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I have noticed when filling out different forms online my location is showing as Bangladesh. Has anyone had anything similar. Also when I do an IP trace from my laptop sometime I show my ISP as a company in Bangladesh. What is going on here, did I get hacked?
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Could be a hacker rerouting all your traffic, could be a poorly maintained record in the IP lookup database they were using.

One thing you could try is looking up your IP and see if it reverse resolves to an address that belongs to your ISP.
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camboguy6 wrote: Mon Feb 22, 2021 11:04 pm I have noticed when filling out different forms online my location is showing as Bangladesh. Has anyone had anything similar. Also when I do an IP trace from my laptop sometime I show my ISP as a company in Bangladesh. What is going on here, did I get hacked?
Very interesting. I don't have an explanation for it, but I can confirm it's not just you. I noticed a HUGE amount of IP addresses labeled as coming from 'Bangladash' yesterday, and after looking into it further, it all seems like regular visitors to CEO, but wrongly labeled as being in Bangladesh.

From what I can tell on our end, it's all coming from one ISP, called KingCorp Inc, which looks to be OpenNet. They are in Cambodia, but it seems like it's being marked as a Bangladeshi ISP. Something's up. I don't know enough about how ISPs and IP addresses get labeled by Google, etc, but I can certainly say it's not just you, and almost certainly something to do with KingCorp/OpenNet.

If I had to guess, it was some error on OpenNet's side. A lot of regular-looking traffic is labeled as coming from this site: www banglalionwimax dot com

Weird shit. Did it start only a day or two ago for you?
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And unrelated, this story below has been getting a lot of readers from Thailand for the past day straight. Not sure why, other than it was almost exactly 3 years ago to date, so maybe that has something to do with it popping back up:

Two Tourists Attack Tuk-Tuk Driver Because He Is Unable to Find Ladyboys for Them in Phnom Penh
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Two/three weeks ago, Sing Meng did something with their internet service which gave the appearance that I was in China- the tricky one, not the island one. I lost access to a whole host of stuff, including several things that I access frequently in my company’s intranet resulting in timeouts and messages from our ever diligent IT bods, my UK online banking was generating errors, quite a few very random contact emails, and a small amount of extra spam. Certain Netflix shows were not available in my region, despite having been watching them only hours before.

Fortunately, Cintri have invested in larger garbage trucks. Have you seen the truck navigate through the junction at St136 & St5? There’s a guy climbs on top of the truck and lifts the mass of cabling that crosses the intersection, high enough for the truck to drive underneath. Our home internet was taken out in similar fashion. By the time it was reinstated, everything was back to normal. Ie. crappy.
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FYI - I'm on [email protected] here. Just did an IP lookup and I'm in Phnom Penh as expected.

I wonder if this is connected to the recent announcement of the government gaining more control over internet traffic?
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