[dns-operations] BGP Hijack of Amazon DNS

Viktor Dukhovni ietf-dane at dukhovni.org
Sun Apr 29 19:07:55 UTC 2018

> On Apr 29, 2018, at 2:56 PM, Phillip Hallam-Baker <phill at hallambaker.com> wrote:
> attackers tend to go for the least effort they have to expend
> to succeed.  this attack is unusual in its seeming unneeded
> sophistication.  this is why the 'this is a test run' theory
> appeals to me.
> ​The did get away with $17 million in untraceable cryptocurrency...​

It is good to have a plausible cover story.  It might even be true
that this is just a heist or it might not.  And yet it sure looks
sophisticated for a crypto currency heist.  Anyone have tin-foil
hats for sale?


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