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RE: YouTube IP Hijacking

  • From: Paul Stewart
  • Date: Mon Feb 25 12:32:03 2008

The Site admin got back to me right away.... I jumped the gun slightly..

Anyways, a spammer had signed into that site previously with the same
username and posted lots of crap - when I signed up, those posts came
back online hence my panic....

Should be fine now - interesting site ;)

Paul


-----Original Message-----
From: [email protected] [mailto:[email protected]] On Behalf Of
Paul Stewart
Sent: Monday, February 25, 2008 11:48 AM
To: [email protected]; [email protected]
Cc: Paul Ferguson
Subject: RE: YouTube IP Hijacking


DO NOT sign up at that site until the site admin fixes a major issue - I
thought it looked interesting but now I'm in an embarrassing situation.

I signed up like anyone would do and the moment I validated my email
address, postings started to showup under my account that are weeks old
- these postings are of "sexual nature" ... lovely....

Not impressed to say the least.... emailed the site admin asking
something be done...


Paul Stewart
Senior Network Administrator
Nexicom
5 King St. E., Millbrook, ON, LOA 1GO
Phone: 705-932-4127
Web: http://www.nexicom.net
Nexicom - Connected. Naturally.






-----Original Message-----
From: [email protected] [mailto:[email protected]] On Behalf Of
Jason
Sent: Sunday, February 24, 2008 8:13 PM
To: [email protected]
Cc: Paul Ferguson
Subject: Re: YouTube IP Hijacking


This is similar, and available for all regions/ASNs.

http://cs.unm.edu/~karlinjf/IAR/index.php


-- Jason

Paul Stewart wrote:
> Very nice.. is there an ARIN equal that anyone knows of OR can you use
> the RIPE one for ARIN registered space?
> 
> Just curious.. thanks..
> 
> Paul
> 
> 
> -----Original Message-----
> From: [email protected] [mailto:[email protected]] On Behalf
Of
> Paul Ferguson
> Sent: Sunday, February 24, 2008 7:07 PM
> To: [email protected]
> Cc: [email protected]
> Subject: Re: YouTube IP Hijacking
> 
> 
> -- Daniel Roesen <[email protected]> wrote:
> 
>> On Sun, Feb 24, 2008 at 10:41:26PM +0000, Paul Ferguson wrote:
>>> The best you can _probably_ hope for is a opt-in mechanism in
>>> which you are alerted that prefixes you have "registered" with the
>>> aforementioned system are being originated by an ASN which is not
>>> authorized to originate them.
>> http://www.ris.ripe.net/myasn.html
> 
> Nice. :-)
> 
> - ferg
> 

--
"Fergie", a.k.a. Paul Ferguson
  Engineering Architecture for the Internet
  fergdawg(at)netzero.net
  ferg's tech blog: http://fergdawg.blogspot.com/





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