Prefix hijacking, how to prevent and fix currently

Tarun Dua lists at
Mon Sep 1 09:28:58 UTC 2014

Would it not help if RIPE un-publishes these ASN's from their whois database ?

I filed the abuse report at RIPE but haven't heard back from them. We
are NOT a RIPE member but an APNIC member.


On Mon, Sep 1, 2014 at 3:49 AM, Matthew Petach <mpetach at> wrote:
> On Sun, Aug 31, 2014 at 12:47 PM, Doug Madory <dmadory at> wrote:
>> Ah yes BusinessTorg (AS60937). I have also seen this one doing what you
>> are describing. Not to MSFT or GOOG, but another major technology company
>> that we peer with. In fact, it is going on right now but only visible if
>> you receive routes directly from them. A while ago, I sent them a note
>> describing what was happening and suggested they might want to stop
>> accepting routes from that AS, but they still do.
> Be aware that even if you don't think you're
> peering with them directly, you may be picking
> up routes via the public route servers at exchange
> points, so check to see if you need to apply
> filters on your route server peerings as well.
> Matt

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