"Defensive" BGP hijacking?
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"?
> "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
> Hugo Slabbert | email, xmpp/jabber: hugo at slabnet.com
> pgp key: B178313E | also on Signal
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