[#135346] Unauthorized BGP Announcements (follow up to Hijacked Networks)

Danny McPherson danny at tcb.net
Wed Feb 1 02:23:54 UTC 2012

Internet number resource certification and origin validation sure would be nice here ;-)


On Jan 31, 2012, at 7:49 PM, Kelvin Williams wrote:

> I hope none of you ever get hijacked by a spammer housed at Phoenix NAP.  :)
> We're still not out of the woods, announcing /24s and working with upper
> tier carriers to filter out our lists.  However, I just got this response
> from Phoenix NAP and found it funny.  The "thief" is a former customer,
> whom we terminated their agreement with.  They then forged an LOA,
> submitted it to CWIE.net and Phoenix NAP and resumed using space above and
> beyond their terminated agreement.  So now any request for assistance to
> stop our networks from being announced is now responded to with an
> instruction to contact the thief's lawyer.

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