Tuesday, November 6, 2012

Security & Hacking: Why Google Went Down, IP hijacking or oops

Also know as BGP hijacking, prefix hijacking or route hijacking, or woopsie in this case.


This is really interesting, a whole new subset of Internet stuff I need to study now, evidently this happens intentionally and maliciously on a regular basis.

Some Resources for further study, only the Wiki link is at non specialist level IMHO:

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