HIJACKED: 159.223.0.0/16 -- WTF? Does anybody care?

rr rooknee at gmail.com
Thu Mar 31 12:12:21 CDT 2011


For the record, Integra Telecom did have LOA for said netblock.
Needless to say LOA was forged on company letterhead with appropriate
signatures. Once brought to our attention we attempted to contact
customer to no avail, netblock has been removed until they prove
otherwise.

Randy Rooney

On Thu, Mar 31, 2011 at 10:04 AM, Jima <nanog at jima.tk> wrote:
> On 03/30/2011 03:53 PM, Ronald F. Guilmette wrote:
>>
>> I just stumbled onto this one the other day.
>>
>> Apparently, Spamhaus has known about this one for THREE MONTHS already:
>>
>>    http://www.spamhaus.org/sbl/sbl.lasso?query=SBL98308
>>
>> It's being routed by AS11730, aka "Circle Internet LTD", a known spammer-
>> friendly provider that I have come across many times in the past.
>>
>> They in turn are getting connectivity from:
>>
>>    AS26769  BandCon
>>    AS7385   Integra Telecom
>>
>> These companies are also not known for being especially scruplous either.
>> But I mean seriously, Jesus Christ!  Does ANYBODY even give a crap about
>> blatant naked IP space hijacking anymore?  Or is the entire net now on
>> its final slow descent into utter chaos?
>
>  This address space seems to be offline now.  I for one forwarded info to a
> contact at Integra, but I can't attest to whether that had anything to do
> with it.
>
>  I guess we can call this a victory for the community?  I dunno.
>
>     Jima
>
>




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