"Defensive" BGP hijacking?

jim deleskie deleskie at gmail.com
Tue Sep 13 12:31:12 UTC 2016

Redirecting someone's traffic, with out there permission or a court order,
by a court in your jurisdiction, not a lot different then the "bad guys"

On Sun, Sep 11, 2016 at 5:54 PM, 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"?
> 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
> pgp key: B178313E   | also on Signal

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