odd hijack

Hank Nussbacher hank at efes.iucc.ac.il
Fri Nov 10 05:20:10 UTC 2006

On Thu, 9 Nov 2006, Josh Karlin wrote:

> Here is one that is somewhat the opposite, the AS announced a
> significant portion of IANA allocated space.  Note, they are large
> blocks and as such probably did not cause much damage because most
> networks announce more specifics.  My question to the community is,
> what kind of misconfiguration could cause this set of prefixes to be
> announced?   I asked the AS responsible, but have not had a response.

Misconfiguration? :-)  That's a nice word for spammer.  See Joe's PPT at:

AS29449 is not the problem.  It is the upstreams of AS5602 (KPNQwest 
Italia) and AS286 (KPN) that let this crap leak.

-Hank Nussbacher

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