[dns-operations] Hijacking of Google Public DNS in Turkey documented

Stephane Bortzmeyer bortzmeyer at nic.fr
Sun Mar 30 14:57:12 UTC 2014

> http://www.bortzmeyer.org/dns-routing-hijack-turkey.html

Here is the result of a lookup of whoami.akamai.net from the ten
turkish RIPE Atlas probes:

[] : 2 occurrences
[] : 8 occurrences is Google, Turkish Telecom. So, no, Google
Public DNS is not proxied but replaced by an impostor which is a full

[All measurements show that 2 Atlas probes in Turkey do not see the
hijacking (the first two in the output above). I don't know why these
two are spared.]

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