Pierluigi Paganini May 03, 2023
Researchers found DoS flaws in popular BGP implementation

Vulnerabilities in a software implementation of the Border Gateway Protocol (BGP) that could be weaponized to trigger a DoS condition on BGP peers. Forescout Vedere Labs researchers discovered multiple vulnerabilities in the software implementation of the Border Gateway Protocol (BGP). The issues reside in the BGP message parsing in version 8.4 of FRRouting implementation, a […]

Pierluigi Paganini November 08, 2018
Experts detailed how China Telecom used BGP hijacking to redirect traffic worldwide

Security researchers revealed in a recent paper that over the past years, China Telecom used BGP hijacking to misdirect Internet traffic through China. Security researchers Chris C. Demchak and Yuval Shavitt revealed in a recent paper that over the past years, China Telecom has been misdirecting Internet traffic through China. China Telecom was a brand of the […]

Pierluigi Paganini December 18, 2017
BGP hijacking – Traffic for Google, Apple, Facebook, Microsoft and other tech giants routed through Russia

Traffic for Google, Apple, Facebook, Microsoft and other tech giants routed through Russia, experts believe it was an intentional BGP Hijacking. Last week a suspicious event routed traffic for major tech companies (i.e. Google, Facebook, Apple, and Microsoft) through a previously unknown Russian Internet provider. The event occurred on Wednesday, researchers who investigated it believe the traffic […]

Pierluigi Paganini August 28, 2017
Google mistake is the root cause of Internet Outage in Japan

A widespread internet disruption occurred in Japan on Friday, Google error it the main cause of the Internet outage that caused the panic in the country. Google error it the root cause of a widespread Internet outage in Japan that lasted for about an hour on Friday, August 25. The incident was caused by a BGM […]

Pierluigi Paganini November 12, 2014
Internal Internet traffic routed outside the Russia by a Chinese operator

Russian Internet Traffic redirected by a Chinese operator due to routing errors caused by a weakness in the Border gateway protocol (BGP). The Russian Internet traffic in several circumstances has been re-routed outside the country, the incidents seem to be caused by routing errors made by China Telecom. The news has been published by the Internet monitoring service Dyn in a blog […]

Pierluigi Paganini August 10, 2014
Attacks on ISP Networks allows to steal $83,000 from Bitcoin Mining pools

Researchers at Dell SecureWorks Counter Threat Unit discovered a theft of Bitcoin made hijacking networks of at least 19 Internet service providers. With the rise of Bitcon value has increased the interest of cybercrime, since now we have read of botnet able to mine virtual currency with victim’s resources and malicious codes able to steal Bitcoin […]

Pierluigi Paganini March 18, 2014
Google Public DNS Server Traffic Hijacked, Millions users impacted

Google DNS public server was hijacked yesterday for 22 minutes, the victims were hijacked to the Latin America division of BT in Venezuela and Brazil. Google is undoubtedly the main targets for hackers, its services are accessed daily by billions of Internet users, a wide audience desirable for attackers. The last successfully attack against Google […]