Just like an incident last week, today the Internet saw another routing incident in the global BGP routing system.
Yesterday saw another significant routing incident in the global BGP routing system, once again highlighting why it’s important for network operators to be implementing good routing security practices.
So far this week, we’ve talked about what routing is, how it works, and some of its general challenges. Now, let’s get specific about some of the biggest issues facing the Internet’s routing sy
On 1 April 2020, many networks witnessed a massive BGP hijack by AS12389 (Rostelecom).
BGP super-blunder: How Verizon today sparked a ‘cascading catastrophic failure’ that knackered Cloudflare, Amazon, etc
Verizon sent a big chunk of the internet down a black hole this morning – and caused outages at Cloudflare, Facebook, Amazon, and others – after it wrongly accepted a network misconfiguration from a small ISP in Pennsylvania, USA.
Beginning at 09:43 UTC today (6 June 2019), Swiss data center colocation company Safe Host (AS21217) leaked over 70,000 routes to China Telecom (AS4134) in Frankfurt, Germany.
Yet another incident of Border Gateway Protocol (BGP) hijack, with the latest victim this time in Taiwan.
Google recently faced a major outage in many parts of the world thanks to a BGP leak.
It’s been a busy couple of weeks for routing security. First, on 23 April, we introduced a new category of MANRS participants aimed specifically at Internet Exchange Points.