September 16, 2020 12:00PM
Moobot vs. Gatebot: Cloudflare Automatically Blocks Botnet DDoS Attack Topping At 654 Gbps
On July 3, Cloudflare’s global DDoS protection system, Gatebot, automatically detected and mitigated a UDP-based DDoS attack that peaked at 654 Gbps. The attack was part of a ten-day multi-vector DDoS campaign targeting a Magic Transit customer and was mitigated without any human intervention....
August 05, 2020 2:00PM
Network-layer DDoS attack trends for Q2 2020
This quarter, we saw an increasing number of large scale attacks; both in terms of packet rate and bit rate. In fact, 88% of all DDoS attacks in 2020 that peaked above 100 Gbps were launched after shelter-in-place went into effect in March....
July 14, 2020 12:00PM
flowtrackd: DDoS Protection with Unidirectional TCP Flow Tracking
flowtrackd is a software-defined DDoS protection system that significantly improves our ability to automatically detect and mitigate even the most complex TCP-based DDoS attacks. If you are a Magic Transit customer, this feature will be enabled by default at no additional cost on July 29, 2020....
July 09, 2020 12:00PM
Mitigating a 754 Million PPS DDoS Attack Automatically
On June 20, Cloudflare automatically mitigated a highly volumetric DDoS attack that peaked above 754 million packets per second. The attack was part of an organized four day campaign starting on June 18 and ending on June 21....
June 15, 2020 12:00PM