[arin-ppml] Hijackings on the increase?

Bill Sandiford bill at sandiford.com
Tue Mar 22 12:36:13 EDT 2016


Interestingly enough, a few of the IXPs operating in Canada had adverse affects 48 hours ago as a result of an attempted (successful?!?) hijacking attempt of the IPv4 blocks used on their peering LANs.

> On Mar 22, 2016, at 12:03 PM, David Huberman <david_huberman at outlook.com> wrote:
> 
> Hello,
> 
> I'm at the ARIN On the Road event in Austin, TX today.  Eddie Diego from the ARIN staff is giving an excellent talk on registration services. He has pointed out in his slides, however, that hijackings of address blocks in Whois is on the rise.
> 
> Can someone at ARIN please discuss this a little on PPML -- data, things we can do to minimize risk, etc.   
> 
> Thanks,
> David
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