UK ISP Review List

UK ISP Review List is a summary of British Internet Service Provider reviews. It lets you see which UK ISPs are better at Internet Security.

When choosing your service provider, you will have other concerns. For example, line speed, cost, and technical support are very important. Therefore, you need to create your own shortlist. And, that will depend on your own important criteria. But, you can use this list to help you shortlist your British ISP Candidates. Best to ignore any ISP with less than 2 stars out of 5. Also, you might have candidates on your shortlist that seem equal. In that case, use my ISP security rank to decide which to select.

UK ISP Review List

My UK ISP Review List shows British ISPs, sorted by their review score. Where it is blank, the record is currently being reviewed.

UK ISP Pending Reviews

Here I log IP address activity for new UK ISPs. Then, as activity grows, I create new pages, and move them to the list above. So UK ISPs with pending reviews (in ASN numeric order) are:

IP/Route Date/Time Status Detail Hostname Location Post Code
ASN: AS5413 Daisy Communications Ltd (Restricted)
77.44.110.101 10-22-2018 12:38 AM Bad DoS 77-44-110-101.xdsl.murphx.net Reading RG2
ASN: AS6871 British Telecommunications PLC
146.199.0.0/16 Oct 2018 Good Login ?.199.146.dyn.plus.net Sheffield S1
ASN: AS13213 UK-2 Limited
88.202.224.0/21 Oct 2018 Good Forum 88.202.?.static.midphase.com United Kingdom
196.52.84.0/24 Oct 2018 Good Forum ip-?-84-52-196.southampton.-uk.amsterdamresidential.com London EC2V
ASN: AS25310 Cable & Wireless Access Limited
84.9.0.0/16 Nov 2018 Good Forum static-84-9-?.vodafonexdsl.co.uk Livingston, Scotland EH54
ASN: AS39326 HighSpeed Office Limited
158.255.215.187 10-08-2018 5:14.654 PM Bad Hacker 187.215.255.158.in-addr.arpa Paris, Ile-de-France, France 75011

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17 Comments


  1. AS5607 Sky UK Limited
    Friday 3rd of March 2017 at 08:29:20 PM.
    Used an invalid username ‘test’ to try to sign in.
    User IP: 90.219.251.37
    User hostname: 5adbfb25.bb.sky.com
    User location: Torquay, United Kingdom


    1. 176.24.0.0/14 ***** Verified Login, April 2017.
      Signed in to your WordPress site.
      ISP hostname: b01ad1df.bb.sky.com
      User location: Coventry, United Kingdom
      Hostname b01ad1df.bb.sky.com
      Network AS5607 Sky UK Limited
      City Coventry, England, United Kingdom
      Latitude/Longitude 52.4167,-1.5500
      Postal Code CV1
      Route 176.24.0.0/14


    2. AS5607 Sky UK Limited

      5.64.0.0/13 Good IP – Feedback form Sep 2017.

      Hostname 0542a20a.skybroadband.com
      Network AS5607 Sky UK Limited
      City Altrincham, England, United Kingdom
      Latitude/Longitude 53.3833,-2.3500
      Post Code WA14
      Route 5.64.0.0/13


    3. 87.80.0.0/15 Good IP – Forum post, Sep 2018.
      Hostname 5751f133.skybroadband.com
      Network AS5607 Sky UK Limited
      City United Kingdom
      Latitude/Longitude 51.4964,-0.1224
      Route 87.80.0.0/15


  2. AS6871 British Telecommunications PLC
    Thursday 2nd of March 2017 at 02:50:19 AM.
    Used an invalid username ‘admin’ to try to sign in.
    User IP: 209.93.33.133
    User hostname: 133.33.93.209.dyn.plus.net
    User location: Bournemouth, United Kingdom


    1. 143.159.0.0/16 ***** Verified Login, 17-04.
      Hostname 159.143.dyn.plus.net
      Network AS6871 British Telecommunications PLC
      City Hebden Bridge, England, United Kingdom
      Latitude/Longitude 53.7500,-2.0167
      Post Code HX7
      Route 143.159.0.0/16
      Signed in to your WordPress site.
      ISP hostname: .159.143.dyn.plus.net
      User location: York, United Kingdom


    2. 143.159.0.0/16 ***** Verified Login, 17-04.
      Hostname 159.143.dyn.plus.net
      Network AS6871 British Telecommunications PLC
      City Leeds, Leeds, United Kingdom
      Latitude/Longitude 53.8756,-1.7123
      Postal Code LS20
      Route 143.159.0.0/16
      Signed in to your WordPress site.
      User hostname: .159.143.dyn.plus.net
      User location: Halifax, United Kingdom


    3. 51.6.0.0/15 ***** Verified Login: April, 2017
      Signed in to your WordPress site.
      ISP hostname:.6.51.dyn.plus.net
      User location: Chester, United Kingdom
      Network AS6871 British Telecommunications PLC
      City London, England, United Kingdom
      Latitude/Longitude 51.5092,-0.0955
      Postal Code EC4N
      Route 51.6.0.0/15


    4. 146.198.0.0/16 Good IP – Feedback, Jun 2018.
      Hostname 86.143.198.146.dyn.plus.net
      Network AS6871 British Telecommunications PLC
      City Sheffield, Sheffield, United Kingdom
      Latitude/Longitude 53.3830,-1.4659
      Post Code S1
      Route 146.198.0.0/16


  3. AS41230 Ask4 Limited
    Wednesday 1st of March 2017 at 10:16:59 PM.
    Used an invalid username ‘admin’ to try to sign in.
    User IP: 31.205.73.179
    User hostname: ip-31-205-73-179.ask4internet.com
    User location: Birmingham, United Kingdom


  4. AS60339 Hutchison 3G UK Limited
    Saturday 4th of March 2017 at 08:34:00 PM.
    Used an invalid username ‘test’ to try to sign in.
    User IP: 92.40.248.73
    User hostname: 92.40.248.73.threembb.co.uk
    User location: London, United Kingdom


    1. 188.29.165.0/24 **** Unverified user, March 2017.
      Hostname 188.29.threembb.co.uk
      Network AS60339 Hutchison 3G UK Limited
      City London, England, United Kingdom
      Latitude/Longitude 51.5092,-0.0955
      Postal Code EC4N
      Carrier 3
      Route 188.29.165.0/24
      Signed in to your WordPress site.
      ISP hostname: 188.29.threembb.co.uk
      User location: Hammersmith, United Kingdom


  5. 185.44.77.124 **, Spammer, 1704.
    Comment Spam Submitted on 2017/04/20 at 1:00 pm.
    Author: Joyetech e-liquid (IP: 185.44.77.124, 185.44.77.124)
    Email: [email protected]
    Network AS200039 Hydra Communications Ltd
    City London, London, City of, United Kingdom
    Latitude/Longitude 51.5085,-0.1257
    Post Code W1G
    Route 185.44.76.0/22


    1. Also extensive trackback spam over several months. So, I restricted this London-based ISP (AS200039 Hydra Communications Ltd) in CloudFlare.


  6. * AS13285 TalkTalk Communications Limited
    False referrer crawling 2018-03-04 05:27:38
    as-block: AS13225 – AS13311
    descr: RIPE NCC ASN block
    remarks: These AS Numbers are assigned to network operators in the RIPE NCC service region.
    mnt-by: RIPE-NCC-HM-MNT
    created: 2010-05-11T11:45:04Z
    last-modified: 2014-02-24T13:15:16Z
    source: RIPE

    aut-num: AS13285
    org: ORG-OTIS1-RIPE
    as-name: OPALTELECOM-AS
    addr1: TalkTalk Communications Limited
    addr2: Northbank Industrial Estate
    addr3: Irlam, Manchester, UK
    remarks: ***********************************************
    remarks: ** ABUSE **
    remarks: ** ===== **
    remarks: ** Please send to [email protected] **
    export: to AS206264 announce AS-OPAL
    export: to AS262254 announce AS-OPAL
    admin-c: PM58-RIPE
    admin-c: GD1052-RIPE
    tech-c: PM58-RIPE
    tech-c: GD1052-RIPE
    organisation: ORG-OTIS1-RIPE
    org-name: TalkTalk Communications Limited
    org-type: LIR
    address: Northbank House, 1 Siemens Road, Irlam
    address: M44 5AH
    address: Manchester
    address: UNITED KINGDOM
    phone: +44 161 222 2000
    fax-no: +44 161 222 2008
    e-mail: [email protected]
    admin-c: RT5719-RIPE
    admin-c: MP15294-RIPE
    admin-c: RH2381-RIPE
    admin-c: PO2114-RIPE
    admin-c: GJB18-RIPE
    admin-c: PM58-RIPE
    abuse-c: TTAT1-RIPE
    mnt-ref: RIPE-NCC-HM-MNT
    mnt-ref: OPAL-MNT
    mnt-by: RIPE-NCC-HM-MNT
    mnt-by: OPAL-MNT
    created: 2004-04-17T12:19:48Z
    last-modified: 2017-10-30T14:39:20Z
    source: RIPE

    person: Gavin Ditchfield
    address: TalkTalk Communications Limited
    address: Northbank Industrial Estate
    address: Irlam
    address: Manchester
    address: M44 5BL
    address: United Kingdom
    phone: +44 161 222-2000
    fax-no: +44 161 222-2008
    e-mail: [email protected]
    nic-hdl: GD1052-RIPE
    notify: [email protected]
    mnt-by: OPAL-MNT
    created: 2003-11-28T14:19:58Z
    last-modified: 2011-07-15T10:44:15Z
    source: RIPE

    person: Phill Magill
    address: TalkTalk Communications Limited
    address: Northbank Industrial Estate
    address: Irlam
    address: Manchester
    address: M44 5BL
    address: United Kingdom
    phone: +44 161 222-2000
    fax-no: +44 161 222-2008
    e-mail: [email protected]
    nic-hdl: PM58-RIPE
    notify: [email protected]
    mnt-by: OPAL-MNT
    created: 2001-09-28T15:14:24Z
    last-modified: 2011-07-15T10:45:41Z
    source: RIPE

    Unusually, this ISP was restricted under the old review scheme. So I do not have details of earlier misdemeanors. However, since the robot at the ISP below has overridden the basic challenge, I have upgraded the Cloudflare restriction. So I will block this UK ISP if there are any further misdemeanors from this ASN.

    ISP: 89.240.218.248
    Network AS13285 TalkTalk Communications Limited
    City Wolverhampton, England, United Kingdom
    Latitude/Longitude 52.5833,-2.1333
    Postal Code WV3
    Route 89.240.0.0/15

    Oct 2018. Cloudflare challenge level reduced following positive traffic.
    2.102.0.0/15 Good IP – Forum, Oct 2018.
    Hostname host-2-102-?.as13285.net
    Network AS13285 TalkTalk Communications Limited
    City Southampton, England, United Kingdom
    Latitude/Longitude 50.9110,-1.3920
    Post Code SO14
    Route 2.102.0.0/15

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