IP Hijacking (Internet Protocol Hijacking)

IP Hijacking is where ranges of IP addresses not currently in use by their owner are stolen and used for criminal activity.

This exploits some weaknesses in the Border Gateway Protocol (BGP), which designate paths for routed data packets and redirect the addresses to the criminal.


Back to Glossary
Linkedin Icon Twitter Icon Facebook Icon E-mal Icon
Get in touch

Talk to us

Do you want to remove your IP/domain from one of our blocklists?
Please use our lookup-service and follow the instructions there in order to get that resolved.