[BleepingComputer] Comcast now blocks BGP hijacking attacks and route leaks with RPKI

Comcast, one of America’s largest broadband providers, has now deployed RPKI on its network to defend against BGP route hijacks and leaks. Left unchecked, a BGP route hijack or leak can cause a drastic surge in internet traffic that now gets misdirected or stuck, leading to global congestion and a Denial of Service (DoS). […]

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[ZDNet] M1 taps 5G to enrich waterfront lifestyle, operations

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[TheRecord] Report: Beijing, Moscow step up efforts to control the Internet’s backbone

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