Anyone notice strange announcements for

Chris Adams cmadams at
Tue Jan 13 15:12:18 UTC 2009

Once upon a time, David Barak <thegameiam at> said:
> I completely agree with Jim: I have no idea why alert thresholds are
> set to a level of sensitivity which would cause this to become a "must
> be dealt with this minute" sort of issue.  What exactly is the threat
> potential of someone else's IP space being announced with your ASN
> prepended?  

The threat that it is the first prefix like that and maybe not the last.
It could be an accidental (or intentional) mistake, and should be
tracked down ASAP to make sure that is the only such prefix.

Chris Adams <cmadams at>
Systems and Network Administrator - HiWAAY Internet Services
I don't speak for anybody but myself - that's enough trouble.

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