via Jeff Stone writing at Cyberscoop, comes this fascinating reportage, detailing an open-source based effort targeting BGP hijack exploits monikered ARTEMIS (Automatic and Real-Time Detection and Mitigation System, ARTEMIS - a research effort of the INSPIRE group, FORTH Greece (www.inspire.edu.gr) and the Center for Applied Internet Data Analysis (CAIDA), University of California San Diego, USA). Examine, if you will - the ARTEMIS ReadMe on the ARTEMIS group's GitHub site.
And, while your at it, read the projects' paper authored by Pavlos Sermpezis, Vasileios Kotronis, Petros Gigis, Xenofontas Dimitropoulos, Danilo Cicalese, Alistair King, and Alberto Dainotti. Entitled "ARTEMIS: Neutralizing BGP Hijacking within a Minute", it will astound you with the technical chops this team possesses. H/T