Tinfoil Security vulnerability scanning now easy in CloudFlare Apps

Published on by John Roberts.

We’re pleased to introduce a new CloudFlare App: Tinfoil Security. Tinfoil Security is a service designed to find possible web application vulnerabilities. Security is central to CloudFlare's service. Our security features operate at the network level to identify and block malicious traffic from ever reaching your website or application. However, even with that protection in place, it’s still worth fixing problems at…

Google Now Factoring HTTPS Support Into Ranking; CloudFlare On Track to Make it Free and Easy

Published on by Matthew Prince.

As of today, there are only about 2 million websites that support HTTPS. That's a shamefully low number. Two things are about to happen that we at CloudFlare are hopeful will begin to change that and make everyone love locks (at least on the web!). CC BY 2.0 by Gregg Tavares Google Ranks Crypto First, Google just announced that they will begin taking into account…

CloudFlare Now Supports WebSockets

Published on by Matthew Prince.

CC BY 2.0 from Brian Snelson I'm pleased to announce that CloudFlare now supports WebSockets. The ability to protect and accelerate WebSockets has been one of our most requested features. As of today, CloudFlare is rolling out WebSocket support for any Enterprise customer, and a limited set of CloudFlare Business customers. Over the coming months, we expect to extend support to all Business and Pro…

Experimenting with mozjpeg 2.0

Published on by John Graham-Cumming.

One of the services that CloudFlare provides to paying customers is called Polish. Polish automatically recompresses images cached by CloudFlare to ensure that they are as small as possible and can be delivered to web browsers as quickly as possible. We've recently rolled out a new version of Polish that uses updated techniques (and was completely rewritten from a collection of programs into a single executable…