USA ISP Review List

USA ISP Review List is a summary of American Internet Service Provider reviews. It lets you see which USA 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 American 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.

USA ISP Review List

My USA ISP Review List shows American ISPs ordered by their review score. Where score is blank, the record is currently being reviewed.

2017-03-25

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  1. AS11976 Fidelity Communication International Inc.
    Friday 3rd of March 2017 at 10:45:02 PM.
    invalid username ‘test’ tried to sign in.
    Bad User IP: 64.251.141.196
    User hostname: 64-251-141-196.fidnet.com
    User location: Rolla, United States

  2. AS6621 Hughes Network Systems
    Friday 3rd of March 2017 at 08:31:20 PM .
    Used an invalid username ‘test’ to try to sign in.
    User IP: 72.168.178.25
    User hostname: host721680025178.direcway.com
    User location: United States

  3. AS11351 Time Warner Cable Internet LLC
    Thursday 2nd of March 2017 at 08:35:05 AM.
    Used an invalid username ‘test’ to try to sign in.
    User IP: 69.204.3.136
    User hostname: cpe-69-204-3-136.buffalo.res.rr.com
    User location: Buffalo, United States

    1. 24.198.64.0/18 Good IP – Feedback form Aug 2018.

      Hostname cpe-24-198-?.maine.res.rr.com
      Network AS11351 Time Warner Cable Internet LLC
      City Warren, Maine, United States
      Latitude/Longitude 44.1204,-69.2400
      Area Code 207
      Zip Code 04864
      Route 24.198.64.0/18

  4. AS20473 Choopa, LLC
    Thursday 2nd of March 2017 at 05:27:10 AM.
    Used an invalid username ‘root’ to try to sign in.
    User IP: 45.76.176.114
    User hostname: 45.76.176.114.vultr.com
    User location: Matawan, United States

  5. AS21725 Millington Telephone Company, Inc.
    Thursday 2nd of March 2017 at 04:34:06 AM.
    Used an invalid username ‘admin’ to try to sign in.
    User IP: 68.170.226.121
    User hostname: host121-226-170-68.xipline.com
    User location: Millington, United States

  6. AS26827 EPB Fiber Optics
    Saturday 4th of March 2017 at 08:25:00 PM.
    Used an invalid username ‘test’ to try to sign in.
    User IP: 68.169.168.220
    User hostname: host-68-169-168-220.SCEOLT1.epbfi.com
    User location: Lookout Mountain, United States

  7. AS5739 University of California, Santa Cruz.
    City: Santa Cruz, California, United States.
    Saturday 11th of March 2017 at 09:40:17 PM.
    Used an invalid username ‘test’ to try to sign in.
    User IP: 169.233.48.120
    User hostname: merrill-169-233-48-120.ucsc.edu
    User location: Santa Cruz, United States

  8. AS27364 Armstrong Cable Services.
    City: Wexford, Pennsylvania, United States.
    Saturday 11th of March 2017 at 11:45:48 PM.
    Used an invalid username ‘test’ to try to sign in.
    User IP: 72.23.94.183
    User hostname: dynamic-acs-72-23-94-183.zoominternet.net
    User location: Wexford, United States

    1. 158.222.10.162 **, Spammer, 1704.
      Comment Spam Submitted on 2017/04/20 at 12:27 pm.
      Author: Professional Polo Player (IP: 158.222.10.162, 158.222.10.162.static.atlantabroadband.net)
      Email: [email protected]
      Hostname 158.222.10.162.static.atlantabroadband.net
      Network AS63119 netirons
      City Wilmington, Delaware, United States
      Latitude/Longitude 39.7460,-75.5466
      Postal Code 19884
      Route 158.222.0.0/20

      1. * 52.169.4.252 Hack attempt 1803 AS8075 Microsoft Corporation
        Network AS8075 Microsoft Corporation
        City Dublin, Leinster, Ireland
        Latitude/Longitude 53.3389,-6.2595
        Route 52.160.0.0/11

        IP 52.169.4.252 restricted in Cloudflare.

    1. AS8075 Microsoft Corporation

      * 52.170.39.71 false referrer crawl at 2018-02-26 21:19:05 and 2018-02-27 18:51:42 IP restricted in Cloudflare.

      Network AS8075 Microsoft Corporation
      City Boydton, Virginia, United States
      Latitude/Longitude 36.6648,-78.3715
      Zip Code 23917
      Route 52.160.0.0/11

    1. Network AS46805 CachedNet LLC
      City Wilmington, Delaware, United States
      Latitude/Longitude 39.7976,-75.5392
      Postal Code 19803
      Route 107.150.64.0/24
      Submitted on 2017/04/03 at 10:50 pm
      Author: Rocky Framer (IP: 107.150.64.134, 107.150.64.134)
      Email: [email protected]

      ASN AS46805
      Allocated 2012-11-21
      Registry arin
      Related Domain cachednet.net
      IP Addresses 23,296
      Country United States

      cachednet.net is corrupted with malware according to Google. Therefore I have blocked AS46805 CachedNet LLC in CloudFlare

    1. Hostname mta-98-144-161-18.wi.rr.com
      Network AS10796 Time Warner Cable Internet LLC
      City Franklin, Wisconsin, United States
      Latitude/Longitude 42.8869,-88.0096
      Postal Code 53132
      Route 98.144.0.0/16
      Submitted on 2017/04/12 at 9:28 pm
      Author: Cesar Thivener (IP: 98.144.161.18, mta-98-144-161-18.wi.rr.com)
      Email: [email protected]

  9. AS14487 Wind River Internet
    City Fort Washakie, Wyoming, United States
    Latitude/Longitude 42.9656,-109.1903
    Postal Code 82514
    Route 72.164.134.0/24
    Signed in to your WordPress site, March 2017.
    User location: Lander, United States

    1. 138.197.6.74 * fake referrer crawl November 23, 2017 9:00 pm.
      Mozilla/5.0 (compatible; DnyzBot/1.0)

      Network AS62567 DigitalOcean, LLC
      City Clifton, New Jersey, United States
      Latitude/Longitude 40.8326,-74.1307
      Zip Code 07014
      Route 138.197.0.0/20

      Persistent, so 138.197.6.74 restricted in Cloudflare.

    2. 138.197.13.155 * fake referrer crawl November 21, 2017 1:25 am.
      Mozilla/5.0 (compatible; DnyzBot/1.0)
      Network AS62567 DigitalOcean, LLC
      City Clifton, New Jersey, United States
      Latitude/Longitude 40.8326,-74.1307
      Zip Code 07014
      Route 138.197.0.0/20

      Persistent, so 138.197.13.155 restricted in Cloudflare.

    3. 138.197.3.233 * and others fake referrer crawling through Nov/Dec 2017. So AS62567 DigitalOcean, LLC restricted in Cloudflare.

      ASHandle: AS62567
      ASName: DIGITALOCEAN-ASN-NY2
      ASNumber: 62567
      RegDate: 2013-07-11
      Updated: 2013-07-11
      Source: ARIN
      OrgID: DO-13
      OrgName: DigitalOcean, LLC
      Street: 101 Ave of the Americas
      Street: 10th Floor
      City: New York
      State/Prov: NY
      Country: US
      Zip Code: 10013
      Comment: http:// www. digitalocean . com
      Comment: Simple Cloud Hosting
      RegDate: 2012-05-14
      Updated: 2017-07-03
      OrgAdminHandle: NOC32014-ARIN
      OrgNOCHandle: NOC32014-ARIN
      OrgAbuseHandle: ABUSE5232-ARIN
      OrgTechHandle: NOC32014-ARIN
      Source: ARIN

  10. 173.228.0.0/20 **** Unverified user, March 2017.
    AS46375 Sonic Telecom LLC
    City Burlingame, California, United States
    Latitude/Longitude 37.5671,-122.3710
    Postal Code 94010
    Route 173.228.0.0/20
    Signed in to your WordPress site.
    ISP hostname: 173-228.dsl.dynamic.fusionbroadband.com
    User location: Burlingame, United States

  11. 204.124.239.0/24 **** Unverified user, March 2017.
    AS393244 Overlake Hospital Medical Center
    City Kirkland, Washington, United States
    Latitude/Longitude 47.6727,-122.1873
    Postal Code 98033
    Route 204.124.239.0/24
    Signed in to your WordPress site.
    ISP hostname: 204-124.dia.static.overlakehospital.org
    User location: Bellevue, United States

  12. Network AS14061 Digital Ocean, Inc.
    City Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Latitude/Longitude 43.6555,-79.3626
    Postal Code m5a 0b2
    Route 159.203.0.0/18
    Comment spam Submitted on: Apr 13, 2017 @ 21:32
    Name: SerOneSAM1
    Email: [email protected]

    After several aggressive crawling problems in November 2017, I restricted this ISP in Cloudflare.

    ASHandle:       AS14061
    ASName:         DIGITALOCEAN-ASN
    ASNumber:       14061
    RegDate:        2012-09-25
    Updated:        2012-09-25
    OrgID:          DO-13
    OrgName:        DigitalOcean, LLC
    Street:         101 Ave of the Americas
    Street:         10th Floor
    City:           New York
    State/Prov:     NY
    Country:        US
    Zip Code:     10013
    Comment:        http://www.digitalocean.com
    Comment:        Simple Cloud Hosting
    RegDate:        2012-05-14
    Updated:        2017-07-03
    OrgAdminHandle: NOC32014-ARIN
    OrgNOCHandle:   NOC32014-ARIN
    OrgAbuseHandle: ABUSE5232-ARIN
    OrgTechHandle:  NOC32014-ARIN
    Source:         ARIN
  13. 62.73.10.41 ** Spammer, 1704.
    Comment Spam Submitted on 2017/04/21 at 3:46 am.
    Author: 91Martin (IP: 62.73.10.41, 62.73.10.41)
    Email: [email protected]
    Network AS174 Cogent Communications
    City Nanterre, Île-de-France, France
    Latitude/Longitude 48.8920,2.2067
    Postal Code 92000
    Route 62.73.10.0/24

  14. 107.158.219.116 ** Spammer, 17-04.
    Comment Spam Submitted on 2017/04/23 at 4:30 am.
    Author: Gaylord (IP: 107.158.219.116, table-settleon.tunebound.net)
    Email: [email protected]
    Network AS49532 Eonix Corporation
    City Henderson, Nevada, United States
    Latitude/Longitude 36.0312,-115.0739
    Postal Code 89074
    Route 107.158.216.0/22

    1. 173.44.165.228 * False referrer crawl August 1, 2017 11:36 pm.
      Mozilla/5.0 (Windows NT 10.0; WOW64; rv:54.0) Gecko/20100101 Firefox/54.0.

      Hostname server228.basickland. com
      Network AS49532 Eonix Corporation
      City Henderson, Nevada, United States
      Latitude/Longitude 36.0312,-115.0739
      Zip Code 89074
      Route 173.44.164.0/22

  15. * AS53889 Micfo, LLC.
    City Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico
    Latitude/Longitude 20.6667,-103.3330
    Postal Code 44379
    Route 45.59.156.0/24

    AS53889 was restricted in CloudFlare August 2016 after persistent fake referrer crawling from IP: 45.59.156.163. However, I have deleted old records so I’ve also lifted the restriction to maintain document integrity.

    Similarly, I have lifted the CloudFlare restriction on a related ISP:

    AS54334 Roya Hosting LLC was restricted after malicious activity in April 2016 from IP 45.42.146.8:
    Network AS54334 Roya Hosting LLC
    City Cheyenne, Wyoming, United States
    Latitude/Longitude 41.0784,-104.7403
    Postal Code 82007
    Route 45.42.128.0/17

    1. 66.171.36.94 * Persistent fake crawling again December 2017.
      Network AS53889 Micfo, LLC.
      City Cleveland, Ohio, United States
      Latitude/Longitude 41.4875,-81.6724
      Zip Code 44115
      Route 66.171.36.0/24

      ASHandle: AS53889
      OrgID: MICFO-2
      ASName: MICFO
      ASNumber: 53889
      RegDate: 2011-07-26
      Comment: Micfo takes a zero tolerance approach to the sending of Unsolicited Commercial Email or SPAM over its network. For all inquiries relating to network abuse, network security, DMCA, trademark, legal compliance, and law enforcement requests, contact [email protected] via e-mail or via postal mail as follow:
      Comment: Micfo, LLC.
      Comment: ATT: Compliance
      Comment: 198 East Bay Street
      Comment: Charleston, SC 29401
      Updated: 2017-02-02
      AbuseHandle: ABUSE3115-ARIN
      TechHandle: RADEM-ARIN
      Source: ARIN

      AS53889 Micfo, LLC. restricted in CloudFlare again.

  16. 209.90.225.227 * False referrer crawl August 1, 2017 3:35 pm.
    Mozilla/5.0 (Windows NT 6.1; WOW64) AppleWebKit/537.36 (KHTML, like Gecko) Chrome/42.0.2311.152 Safari/537.36.
    Hostname m227.themothership.net
    Network AS23033 Wowrack. com
    City Seattle, Washington, United States
    Latitude/Longitude 47.4891,-122.2908
    Postal Code 98168
    Route 209.90.224.0/21

  17. 69.196.253.30 * Unwelcome crawler August 11, 2017 6:27 am.
    Blackboard Safeassign/0.1 (a Storm-based Blackboard Safeassign web-crawler; [email protected]).

    Hostname eth0-0-fw3-1-ap-r137-3-va3.blackboard. com
    Network AS22556 Blackboard Inc.
    City Washington, District of Columbia, United States
    Latitude/Longitude 38.9068,-77.0427
    Postal Code 20036
    Route 69.196.224.0/19

    69.196.253.30 CloudFlare Restricted.

  18. 104.139.0.0/16 ***** Verified user 1710.
    Submitted on: 2017/10/ at 7:11 pm
    ISP IP: 104.139.0.0/16
    Hostname cpe-104-139-.carolina.res.rr.com
    Network AS11426 Time Warner Cable Internet LLC
    City Monroe, North Carolina, United States
    Latitude/Longitude 35.0691,-80.5302
    Zip Code 28110
    Route 104.139.0.0/16
    IP CloudFlare WhiteListed.

  19. **** AS5049 Morgan Stanley Group Inc.
    ASHandle: AS5049
    OrgID: MSG-6
    ASName: MORGAN-ASN
    ASNumber: 5049
    Source: ARIN
    OrgName: Morgan Stanley Group Inc.
    Street: 1585 Broadway
    City: New York
    State/Prov: NY
    Country: US
    Zip Code: 10036
    RegDate: 1990-01-24

    Unverified User February 2018.
    Network AS5049 Morgan Stanley Group Inc.
    City New York, New York, United States
    Latitude/Longitude 40.7449,-73.9782
    Zip Code 10016
    Route 138.20.184.0/24

  20. * 35.171.228.232 Brute Force 1803 AS14618 Amazon.com, Inc.
    03-08-2018 1:41.630 PM 7 failed login(s) detected.

    Hostname ec2-35-171-228-232.compute-1.amazonaws.com
    Network AS14618 Amazon.com, Inc.
    City Ashburn, Virginia, United States
    Latitude/Longitude 39.0481,-77.4728
    Zip Code 20149
    Route 35.168.0.0/13

    ASHandle: AS14618
    OrgID: AMAZO-4
    ASName: AMAZON-AES
    ASNumber: 14618
    RegDate: 2005-11-04
    Updated: 2012-03-02
    TechHandle: ANO24-ARIN
    OrgID: AMAZO-4
    OrgName: Amazon.com, Inc.
    Street: Amazon Web Services, Inc.
    Street: P.O. Box 81226
    City: Seattle
    State/Prov: WA
    Country: US
    PostalCode: 98108-1226
    Comment: For details of this service please see
    Comment: http://ec2.amazonaws.com/
    RegDate: 2005-09-29
    Updated: 2017-01-28
    OrgAbuseHandle: AEA8-ARIN
    OrgNOCHandle: AANO1-ARIN
    OrgAdminHandle: IPMAN40-ARIN
    OrgTechHandle: ANO24-ARIN
    Source: ARIN

    Amazon hosts some good services (at some point I will review these). But it also hosts some appalling services with DDoS, Brute Force, scrapers, and spammers. So I don’t restrict it at ASN level. But I severely restrict any transgressors as soon as I spot them. As a result, I have severely restricted IP 35.171.228.232 in Cloudflare.

    1. * 54.175.195.135 Brute force 1803 AS14618 Amazon.com, Inc.

      Hostname ec2-54-175-195-135.compute-1.amazonaws.com
      Network AS14618 Amazon.com, Inc.
      City Ashburn, Virginia, United States
      Latitude/Longitude 39.0481,-77.4728
      Zip Code 20149
      Route 54.174.0.0/15

      IP 54.175.195.135 severely restricted in Cloudflare.

    2. * 34.203.204.251 Brute force 1803 AS14618 Amazon.com, Inc.

      Hostname ec2-34-203-204-251.compute-1.amazonaws.com
      Network AS14618 Amazon.com, Inc.
      City Ashburn, Virginia, United States
      Latitude/Longitude 39.0481,-77.4728
      Postal Code 20149
      Route 34.192.0.0/12

      34.203.204.251 severely restricted in Cloudflare

    3. * 52.204.252.135 Brute force 1803 AS14618 Amazon.com, Inc.

      Hostname ec2-52-204-252-135.compute-1.amazonaws.com
      Network AS14618 Amazon.com, Inc.
      City Ashburn, Virginia, United States
      Latitude/Longitude 39.0481,-77.4728
      Zip Code 20149
      Route 52.200.0.0/13

      52.204.252.135 severely restricted in Cloudflare

    4. * 54.209.252.145 Brute force 1803

      Hostname ec2-54-209-252-145.compute-1.amazonaws.com
      Network AS14618 Amazon.com, Inc.
      City Ashburn, Virginia, United States
      Latitude/Longitude 39.0481,-77.4728
      Zip Code 20149
      Route 54.208.0.0/15

      IP 54.209.252.145 severely restricted in Cloudflare.

  21. * 64.71.156.38 Extensive Brute Force 1803 AS6939 Hurricane Electric LLC
    March 9th and 10th 2018 multiple sites.

    Hostname 38.32-27.156.71.64.in-addr.arpa
    Network AS6939 Hurricane Electric LLC
    City Fremont, California, United States
    Latitude/Longitude 37.5497,-121.9621
    Zip Code 94539
    Route 64.71.128.0/18

    ASHandle: AS6939
    OrgID: HURC
    ASName: HURRICANE
    ASNumber: 6939
    RegDate: 1996-06-28
    Updated: 2003-11-04
    TechHandle: ZH17-ARIN
    OrgName: Hurricane Electric LLC
    CanAllocate:
    Street: 760 Mission Court
    City: Fremont
    State/Prov: CA
    Country: US
    Zip Code: 94539
    RegDate: 1970-01-01
    Updated: 2018-02-09
    ReferralServer: rwhois://rwhois.he.net:4321
    OrgAdminHandle: ZH17-ARIN
    OrgAbuseHandle: ABUSE1036-ARIN
    OrgTechHandle: ZH17-ARIN
    Source: ARIN

    I have severely restricted IP 64.71.156.38 in Cloudflare.

  22. AS395978 OkServers LLC
    * IP 45.227.254.252, AS395978 OkServers LLC, 05-23-2018
    11:11.066 AM +many more, Multiple failed logins, Cloudflare Check.
    Hostname hosting-by.xwinnet.biz
    Network AS395978 OkServers LLC
    City Belize City, Belize, Belize
    Latitude/Longitude 17.4833,-88.1833
    Route 45.227.254.0/24

  23. AS40676 Psychz Networks
    23.228.195.59 * Multiple spam comments 2018/08/03 at various times. Hostname unassigned.psychz.net
    Network AS40676 Psychz Networks
    City Walnut, California, United States
    Latitude/Longitude 34.0115,-117.8540
    Postal Code 91789
    Route 23.228.192.0/18
    Clloudflare ASN Restricted

  24. AS21928 T-Mobile USA, Inc.

    172.58.56.0/21 Good IP – Feedback form Aug 2017.
    Network AS21928 T-Mobile USA, Inc.
    City Albuquerque, New Mexico, United States
    Latitude/Longitude 35.1091,-106.5810
    Zip Code 87110
    Carrier T-Mobile
    Route 172.58.56.0/21

  25. AS46826 Razzo Link, Inc.

    199.103.52.0/22 Good IP – Feedback form Nov 2017.

    Hostname cust-199-103-52-?.static.razzolink.com
    Network AS46826 Razzo Link, Inc.
    City Hollister, California, United States
    Latitude/Longitude 36.8952,-121.2430
    Zip Code 95023
    Route 199.103.52.0/22

  26. AS12177 ETS TELEPHONE COMPANY, INC.

    68.170.80.0/20 Good IP – Feedback form, Nov 2017.
    Network AS12177 ETS TELEPHONE COMPANY, INC.
    City Houston, Texas, United States
    Latitude/Longitude 29.7419,-95.5643
    Area Code 713
    Zip Code 77042
    Route 68.170.80.0/20

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