BGP Attack - Best Defense ?

Jon Lewis jlewis at
Fri Aug 29 17:57:37 CDT 2008

On Fri, 29 Aug 2008, Scott Weeks wrote:

> Restating my question differently:  If the attacker is announcing a /24 
> of mine, I figure it out some how and I start announcing the same. 
> What happens if the attacker doesn't stop?

You may as well announce both the same /24 and /25s if you can...though 
those probably won't make it far.  If they hijack something less 
specific than a /24, go one bit more specific than the rogue 

After that, try contacting the rogue ASN's upstreams.  After that?  See if 
you can find a backhoe for hire?

  Jon Lewis                   |  I route
  Senior Network Engineer     |  therefore you are
  Atlantic Net                |
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