On January 3, 2024, Orange Spain suffered a significant internet outage after a threat actor known as ‘Snow’ exploited weaknesses in its RIPE account. The actor modified the autonomous system (AS) number linked to the company’s IP addresses and activated an invalid Resource Public Key Infrastructure (RPKI) configuration, which disrupted internet announcements. The company reassured no client data was compromised. The incident accentuates the importance of cybersecurity measures such as multi-factor authentication and robust RPKI.
Laurentian University is facing concerns about the impact of a cyber incident. The university’s officials are working to address the situation and ensure the security