Someone’s Been Siphoning Data Through a Huge Security Hole in the Internet
fergdawgster at mykolab.com
Fri Dec 6 19:14:32 UTC 2013
...but you've got to love the headlines it creates. :-)
On 12/6/2013 10:05 AM, Jared Mauch wrote:
> On Dec 6, 2013, at 12:38 PM, Eugen Leitl <eugen at leitl.org> wrote:
>> Someone’s Been Siphoning Data Through a Huge Security Hole in the Internet
>> In 2008, two security researchers at the DefCon hacker conference
>> demonstrated a massive security vulnerability in the worldwide internet
>> traffic-routing system — a vulnerability so severe that it could allow
>> intelligence agencies, corporate spies or criminals to intercept massive
>> amounts of data, or even tamper with it on the fly.
> Yes, nothing new to see here, networks don't do BGP filtering well, no Film at 11?
> I've detected 11.6 million of these events since 2008 just looking at the
> route-views data. Most recently the past two days 701 has done a large MITM of
> In other news, you can go read the other thread on this that happened already.
> - Jared
PGP Public Key ID: 0x63546533
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