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Re: Prefix hijacking by Michael Lindsay via Internap
From: Randy <randy_94108 () yahoo com>
Date: Sat, 20 Aug 2011 19:07:50 -0700 (PDT)

Your claim Denis Spirin really-stinks!

--- On Sat, 8/20/11, Arturo Servin <arturo.servin () gmail com> wrote:

From: Arturo Servin <arturo.servin () gmail com>
Subject: Re: Prefix hijacking by Michael Lindsay via Internap
To: "Denis Spirin" <noc () link-telecom net>
Cc: nanog () nanog org
Date: Saturday, August 20, 2011, 6:39 PM

    What's the prefix you claim is


On 20 Aug 2011, at 22:05, Denis Spirin wrote:

Hello All,

I was hired by the Russian ISP company to get it back
to the business. Due
to impact of the financial crisis, the company was
almost bankrupt, but then
found the investor and have a big wish to life again.

When I tried to announce it's networks, upstreams
rejected to accept it
because of Spamhaus listings. But our employer sworn
there is not and was
not any spamming from the company. The Spamhaus lists
all our networks as
spamming Zombies. And it IS announced and used now!!!
The announce is from
American based company Internap (AS12182). I wrote the
abuse report them,
but instead of stop unauthorized announces of our
networks, I was contacted
by a person named 'Michael Lindsay' - he tell me he
buy our networks from
some other people and demand we get back our abuse
reports. Of course, we
don't. After a short googling, I found this is
well-known cyber crime
person: http://www.spamhaus.org/rokso/listing.lasso?file=818&skip=0,
and he
did IP hijacking with the fake letter of authorization
so our company
is not a first victim of him. Yes, our company "help"
him with the mistake
of loosing old domain link-telecom.biz he was also
squatted. This domain was
listed as contact at RIPE Database.

It is a good topic why these easy-to-forge LOAs is
still in use, as
RADB/RIPE DB/other routing database with the password
access is a common
thing. But this is not the main thing. The main thing
is why Internap helps
to commit a crime to the well-known felony person, and
completely ignores
our requests? Is there any way to push them to stop
doing that immediately?
If anybody can - please help...

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