Sunsetting API v1 In Favor Of CloudFlare’s Current Client API: API v4

Published on by Dani Grant.

Today we’re announcing the sunsetting of CloudFlare’s first client API, API v1. Starting November 9th, 2016 at noon Pacific Time (20:00 UTC), CloudFlare will no longer be supporting API v1. While it is bittersweet to let our first API from CloudFlare’s early days go, we are so excited to show you all of the great things about our latest API: API v4. We’re…

Inside ImageTragick: The Real Payloads Being Used to Hack Websites

Published on by John Graham-Cumming.

Last week multiple vulnerabilities were made public in the popular image manipulation software, ImageMagick. These were quickly named ImageTragick. Although a vulnerability in image manipulation software might not seem like a problem for web site owners it is in fact a genuine security concern. CloudFlare quickly rolled out a WAF rule to protect our customers from this vulnerability. It was automatically deployed for all customers with the WAF…

First Bay Area OpenResty Meetup

Published on by John Graham-Cumming.

On March 9, 章亦春, known to most of us as agentzh, organized the first Bay Area OpenResty Meetup at CloudFlare's San Francisco office. CloudFlare is a big user of Lua, LuaJIT, NGINX and OpenResty and happy to be able to sponsor Yichun's work on this fast, flexible platform. The slides and videos from the meetup are now available for viewing by people who were unable to be there…

Everybody gets WebSockets

Published on by John Roberts.

Two summers ago, with a seemed-big-at-the-time network of 28 datacenters, not long after introducing Medellin, CloudFlare introduced support for WebSockets, initially for our Enterprise customers. CC BY 2.0 image by Marcin Wichary Today, with our network nearing 80 global locations, we're pleased to announce support for WebSockets for all our customers, including Enterprise, Business, Pro, and Free, with resources allocated by plan level. What are WebSockets? If…

Dan Kaminsky Will Be Taking Your Questions At Our DNS Meetup Next Week In San Francisco

Published on by Dani Grant.

Our last DNS meetup was a packed house with Paul Mockapetris, the original inventor of DNS. We learned why DNS answers have a question count but always only one question, why underscores aren’t allowed in domain names, and the history of how DNS came to be. Our next meetup is with the infamous Dan Kaminsky –– there’s even a DNS attack named after him, the Kaminsky attack.…