BGP Incident:
Summary:Turkey hijacks DNS via BGP
Start:2014-03-29 09:00:00

It all started last weekend when the Turkish president ordered the censorship of This started with a block of twitter by returning false twitter IP addresses by Turk Telekom DNS servers. Soon users in Turkey discovered that changing DNS providers to Google DNS or OpenDNS was a good method of bypassing the censorship. But as of around 9am UTC today (Saturday March 29) this changed when Turk Telekom started to hijack the IP address for popular free and open DNS providers such as Google’s, OpenDNS’ and Level3’s

Affected ASes
ASHow Affected
15169Victim: youtub
Affected AS 'Route Views' Connection Map

(note: not all connections may be shown for big graphs)