"Defensive" BGP hijacking?

Ca By cb.list6 at gmail.com
Sun Sep 11 23:51:38 UTC 2016

On Sunday, September 11, 2016, Hugo Slabbert <hugo at slabnet.com> wrote:

> Hopefully this is operational enough, though obviously leaning more
> towards the policy side of things:
> What does nanog think about a DDoS scrubber hijacking a network "for
> defensive purposes"?

Not ok.


> http://krebsonsecurity.com/2016/09/alleged-vdos-proprietors-arrested-in-
> israel/
> "For about six hours, we were seeing attacks of more than 200 Gbps hitting
> us,” Townsend explained. “What we were doing was for defensive purposes. We
> were simply trying to get them to stop and to gather as much information as
> possible about the botnet they were using and report that to the proper
> authorities.”
> --
> Hugo Slabbert       | email, xmpp/jabber: hugo at slabnet.com <javascript:;>
> pgp key: B178313E   | also on Signal

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