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Indonesian ISP Moratel announces Google's prefixes

On 11/7/2012 5:05 AM, Anurag Bhatia wrote:
> OK one quick question here - Moratel leaked route and thus for a portion of
> internet route to Google was via Moratel but was a path. What caused 100%
> outage I.e all four authoritative DNS servers and open resolver service too
> ?  Can we just guess that due to ultra high traffic path between Moratel
> and Google was checked ?
> Or there's a chance that some customer of Moratel announced prefix using
> Google's ASN at first place. Hard to believe why they would have set bgp
> session in first place with wrong asn but was curious to know if that is
> also a possibility?

Possible?  Yes.

Probable?  No.

Refer to:
Hanlon's Razor
Occam's Razor


>  Thanks
> (Sent from my mobile device)
> Anurag Bhatia
> http://anuragbhatia.com
> On Nov 7, 2012 12:22 PM, "Patrick W. Gilmore" <patrick at ianai.net> wrote:
>> On Nov 07, 2012, at 01:29 , Anurag Bhatia <me at anuragbhatia.com> wrote:
>>> Apologize for calling it an prefix hijack. I misunderstood in start.
>> Clearly it was case of prefix leaking.
>> No worries.  I should have read more closely.
>> --
>> TTFN,
>> patrick