[menog] Massive route leak impacts major parts of the Internet, including Cloudflare

Hisham Ibrahim hmi at ripe.net
Thu Jun 27 08:56:05 UTC 2019

Dear all,
Martin Levy from cloudflare has published an article with more details on the incident.
https://blog.cloudflare.com/the-deep-dive-into-how-verizon-and-a-bgp-optimizer-knocked-large-parts-of-the-internet-offline-monday/?fbclid=IwAR1x_SrywaEAcCAAl3uOtReSBZnEmeTRaI2veQzuLXkd0Zn5uLO6REX2cNk <https://blog.cloudflare.com/the-deep-dive-into-how-verizon-and-a-bgp-optimizer-knocked-large-parts-of-the-internet-offline-monday/?fbclid=IwAR1x_SrywaEAcCAAl3uOtReSBZnEmeTRaI2veQzuLXkd0Zn5uLO6REX2cNk>

> On 26 Jun 2019, at 17:53, Salam Yamout <salamyamout at gmail.com> wrote:
> In addition to RPKI, Which you should apply, consider MANRS. For more info see manrs.org <http://manrs.org/>. 
> Best regards
> Salam
> On Tue, Jun 25, 2019, 18:17 Hisham Ibrahim <hmi at ripe.net <mailto:hmi at ripe.net>> wrote:
> Dear all,
> Yesterday a small company in Northern Pennsylvania became a preferred path of many Internet routes through Verizon (AS701), a major Internet transit provider. 
> The details of this  of the outage can be read here.
> https://radar.qrator.net/blog/how-difficult-is-to-disrupt-a-service-nowadays <https://radar.qrator.net/blog/how-difficult-is-to-disrupt-a-service-nowadays>
> Cloudflare, one of those effected, also published more on the issue and how it impacted their operations.
> https://blog.cloudflare.com/how-verizon-and-a-bgp-optimizer-knocked-large-parts-of-the-internet-offline-today/?fbclid=IwAR11RUJU-jY-PbGMH1WjIdbR6WhqkSDcWlQR5pFU5sKsVJwPpUrTyfwJJIw <https://blog.cloudflare.com/how-verizon-and-a-bgp-optimizer-knocked-large-parts-of-the-internet-offline-today/?fbclid=IwAR11RUJU-jY-PbGMH1WjIdbR6WhqkSDcWlQR5pFU5sKsVJwPpUrTyfwJJIw>
> Solution: if you have not already considered RPKI then you probably should.
> https://www.ripe.net/manage-ips-and-asns/resource-management/certification <https://www.ripe.net/manage-ips-and-asns/resource-management/certification>
> If you are interested in understanding more about hot to deploy RPKI please let us know.
> Regards
> Hisham
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