With so many eyes on networks and traffic flows around Ukraine and Russia, any misleading announcement is quickly investigated. That’s what happened yesterday, when AS8342 (RTComm) started announcing 18.104.22.168/24, a prefix assigned to Twitter Inc
On 15 February 2022, several high-level Ukrainian services including the Ministry of Defence and two large national banks were targeted with DDoS (Distributed Denial of Service) attacks. Financial services were disrupted for several hours.
The Border Gateway Protocol (BGP) is central to how networks direct traffic across the Internet, and it provides the flexibility and scalability to accommodate Internet growth.
It’s happened again. On 3 February, cryptocurrency platform KLAYswap had a security incident that allowed hackers to steal 2.2 billion (KRW), or about USD 1.9 million worth of digital (crypto currency) assets
Received a Saturday morning ping on Twitter from Doug Madory, Director of Internet Analysis at Kentik, highlighting a major Border Gateway Protocol (BGP) hijack event overnight. My weekend is sorted, but let’s dig into this incident and learn from the lesson.
On 1 February, Myanmar’s army took power in a coup against the elected government and detained the civilian leadership. Restrictions to the Internet were reported as people woke up to the news. Internet Society’s Insight portal covered the Internet shutdown in detail.
It’s usually not good news to get a Twitter notification from Qrator on a Saturday morning. Unfortunately, this one was no exception
This article originally appeared on APNIC, which has kindly let us repost it. In 2020, the Internet was a lifeline for many people across the world as COVID-19 shifted schools and businesses online.
Just like an incident last week, today the Internet saw another routing incident in the global BGP routing system.