This Is A Test, And Only A Test – Russia Shuts Down External Internet Routing

via Catalin Cimpanu, writing at the ZeroDay Blog at ZDNet, comes news of the reportedly successful test disconnect of Russia from the Internet-At-Large (so to speak). Effectively modifying those network connects to point inward (with no external routing) – thus making the internal Russian interweb (monikered RuNet) into the largest intranet on the planet. Perhaps they should maintain the disconnected state of their networks permanently…

*** This is a Security Bloggers Network syndicated blog from Infosecurity.US authored by Marc Handelman. Read the original post at: https://www.infosecurity.us/blog/2019/12/24/this-is-a-test-and-only-a-test-russia-shuts-down-external-internet-routing