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Doug Madory | Shutting down the BGP Hijack Factory – Bitcanal

July 11, 2018 by Fraser Camfield

This week sees Spamhaus featuring in the news again. Bitcanal, a notorious bad actor, who has continually hijacked Border Gateway Protocol (BGP) routes, has effectively been kicked off the internet. Spamhaus has 103 SBL listings related to Bitcanal, going as far back as 2014. Doug Madory, Director of Internet Analysis at Oracle Dyn, takes an in-depth look at the story and highlights the lessons Internet Exchange Points (IXPs) need to learn from this. Shutting Down the BGP Hijack Factory .

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