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Australia's biggest telco Telstra took down part of the Internet in the country on Thursday morning due to a stuff-up with the routes it advertised through the border gateway protocol. The company claims a third party was responsible for the error.

Tuesday, 13 November 2018 09:57

BGP hijacking appears to have hit Google Cloud

Google has been hit by network issues, apparently due to hijacking of the Border Gateway Protocol by attackers, and diverting traffic away from its intended route.

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Internet traffic bound for Amazon's Route 53 cloud service was hijacked for two hours on Tuesday, using known weaknesses in the border gateway protocol, which is used for routing traffic around the globe.

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