CLDAP Reflection Attacks

YouTube Black Hole – What’s the real point?

This week, we saw an indication of what could be massive disruptions on the Internet. Way back in 2002, I pointed out our continued vulnerability to prefix injection attacks – from intentional and unintentional insertions (see NANOG BGP Security Update). This weekend, we had the Pakistan Telecom Authority (PTA) order their ISPs to block access Read More

CLDAP Reflection Attacks

Submarine Cable Cuts – What is the Real Story?

We’ve seen a flurry of outages on some of the major submarine cable systems: http://www.getit.org/Mediawiki/index.php?title=Submarine_Cable_Systems_in_the_News Some points everyone is missing. First, as I pointed out on a NANOG post, cable outages happen all the time. Nothing new. that is why we have a large fleet of ships to repair cables. At the time of these Read More