Yesterday, we announced that 30 of the world's largest hosting providers are now supporting CloudFlare's Railgun WAN optimization technology.
Over the next few days we have a number of announcements regarding CloudFlare's Railgun technology. We wanted to begin, however, with what is in some ways the end: the ways in which you can take advantage of Railgun yourself.
This has been a rough week in the security industry with big attacks and compromises reported at companies from Facebook to Apple.
CloudFlare's I'm Under Attack Mode (IUAM) is elegantly simple. When a site is under an application layer (Layer 7) distributed denial of service (DDoS) attack, the mode will return a challenge page to a visitor.
You may have heard that Facebook took down a significant portion of the Internet today. A bug in their Facebook Connect script caused users to be redirected to a Facebook error page.