Suspicious event hijacks Amazon traffic for 2 hours, steals cryptocurrency

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Yikes! This is a problem that could only get worse. I can’t see changes to BGP happening any time soon.

Amazon lost control of a small portion of its cloud services for two hours on Tuesday morning when hackers exploited a known Internet-protocol weakness that allowed them to redirect traffic to rogue destinations.

Read the full article at arstechnica.com.

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