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Re: [admin] [summary] RE: YouTube IP Hijacking

  • From: Arnd Vehling
  • Date: Tue Feb 26 06:20:43 2008

Alex Pilosov wrote:
> Oh yeah, d'oh! Thanks for correction. But that is also an important point
> against PHAS and IRRPT filtering - they are powerless against truly
> malicious hijacker (one that would register route in IRR, add the
> right origin-as to AS-SET, and use correct origin).

With a decent LIR DB (like the RIPE DB) this is only possible if an
hijacker breaks the authentication of the according database objects
which is a pain in the a** _if_ the objects use a proper authentication
scheme like PGP.

-- Arnd