March 01, 2017 3:27PM
Quantifying the Impact of "Cloudbleed"
Last Thursday we released details on a bug in Cloudflare's parser impacting our customers. It was an extremely serious bug that caused data flowing through Cloudflare's network to be leaked onto the Internet....
January 12, 2017 6:00AM
Introducing Accelerated Mobile Links: Making the Mobile Web App-Quick
Speed & Reliability
Accelerated Mobile Links
We've predicted that more than half of the traffic to Cloudflare's network will come from mobile devices. Even if they are formatted to be displayed on a small screen, the mobile web is built on traditional web protocols and technologies that were designed for desktop....
December 13, 2016 2:00PM
Cloudflare Acquires Eager to Reimagine Apps
Life @ Cloudflare
In 2011 we launched the Cloudflare Apps platform in an article that described Cloudflare as “not ... the sexiest business in the world.” Sexy or not, Cloudflare has since grown from the 3.5 billion pageviews a month we were doing then to over 1.3 trillion per month today....
October 26, 2016 12:59PM
How Cloudflare's Architecture Allows Us to Scale to Stop the Largest Attacks
The last few weeks have seen several high-profile outages in legacy DNS and DDoS-mitigation services due to large scale attacks. Cloudflare's customers have, understandably, asked how we are positioned to handle similar attacks....
August 25, 2016 2:18PM
How the Consumer Product Safety Commission is (Inadvertently) Behind the Internet’s Largest DDoS Attacks
The mission of the United State's Government's Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) is to protect consumers from injury by products....
April 25, 2016 12:39PM
Empty DDoS Threats: Meet the Armada Collective
Beginning in March 2016, we began hearing reports of a gang of cybercriminals once again calling themselves the Armada Collective. The calling card of the gang was an extortion email sent to a wide variety of online businesses threatening to launch DDoS attacks if they weren't paid in Bitcoin....
March 30, 2016 11:51AM
The Trouble with Tor
The Tor Project makes a browser that allows anyone to surf the Internet anonymously. Tor stands for "the onion router" and that describes how the service works. Traffic is routed through a number of relays where each relay only knows the next hop, not the ultimate destination....
February 24, 2016 5:54PM
Introducing CloudFlare Registrar: Designed for Security, Not the Masses
At CloudFlare, we’ve constructed one of the world’s largest networks purpose-built to protect our customers from a wide range of attacks....
December 09, 2015 1:53PM
SHA-1 Deprecation: No Browser Left Behind
fter December 31, 2015, SSL certificates that use the SHA-1 hash algorithm for their signature will be declared technology non grata on the modern Internet....
September 28, 2015 2:00AM
Happy 5th Birthday, CloudFlare!
Today is September 27, 2015. It's a rare Super Blood Moon. And it's also CloudFlare's birthday. CloudFlare launched 5 years ago today. It was a Monday. While Michelle, Lee, and I had high expectations, we would never have imagined what's happened since then....
September 14, 2015 5:25AM
How We Extended CloudFlare's Performance and Security Into Mainland China
CloudFlare launched five years ago. Within a year of our launch, the biggest surprise was the strong global demand for our service. From nearly the beginning, China was the second largest source of traffic by country to our network, behind only the United States....
August 26, 2015 7:00AM
Le coût relatif de la bande passante dans le monde entier
Coûts de bande passante
Ces derniers mois, une attention particulière s'est portée sur les réseaux et sur la façon dont ils sont reliés entre eux. Cloudflare dispose d'un vaste réseau relié à de nombreux autres réseaux à travers le monde....
August 14, 2015 7:48PM
Dear Internet, Send Us Your Videos
CloudFlare turns 5 years old this September. It's been an amazing ride since our launch. Before we launched at TechCrunch Disrupt on September 27, 2010, we'd signed up about 1,000 beta customers. It took us nine months to get those first customers....
April 28, 2015 8:02PM
CloudFlare's New Dashboard
When we started CloudFlare, we thought we were building a service to make websites faster and more secure, and we wanted to make the service as easy and accessible as possible....
February 27, 2015 12:14AM
Thoughts on Network Neutrality, the FCC, and the Future of Internet Governance
Today the United States Federal Communications Commission (FCC) voted to extend the rules that previously regulated the telephone industry to now regulate Internet Service Providers (ISPs)....