odd hijack

Josh Karlin karlinjf at cs.unm.edu
Fri Nov 10 05:59:20 UTC 2006

Wouldn't they want to hijack more specifics to spam?  I doubt much of
that space is going to correctly route for spamming purposes.

On 11/9/06, Hank Nussbacher <hank at efes.iucc.ac.il> wrote:
> 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:
> http://www.uoregon.edu/~joe/maawg8/maawg8.ppt
> AS29449 is not the problem.  It is the upstreams of AS5602 (KPNQwest
> Italia) and AS286 (KPN) that let this crap leak.
> -Hank Nussbacher
> http://www.interall.co.il

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