Anyone notice strange announcements for 174.128.31.0/24

Majdi S. Abbas msa at latt.net
Mon Jan 12 12:48:42 CST 2009


On Mon, Jan 12, 2009 at 12:40:42PM -0600, Michienne Dixon wrote:
> I'm not entirely certain what is going on but has anyone noticed some
> strange announcements for 174.128.31.0/24? 
> 
> I received a hijack notice that my AS (AS11708) was announcing the above
> IP range.  I verified that I was not when I started noticing some
> strange announcements for that range.  Around 10 Am CST AS11911 was
> announcing it  (AS_PATH: 1239 2914 3130 11911) then around 11:30 AM CST
> I observed AS12083 announcing it (AS_PATH: 1239 2914 3130 12083). 
> 
> Interestingly enough, ARIN indicates this is a part of range they have
> assigned for reachability testing. 
> http://ws.arin.net/whois/?queryinput=174.128.31.0

	randy lied but
	no packets died
	enough now

	More seriously, this is indeed reachability research.  Try emailing
the AS 3130 contacts although I'd imagine Randy will see this.

	Thanks,

	--msa




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