Mitigating Bot Attacks against Cloudflare
March 26, 2021 1:00PM
The word “bots” on the Internet is a fairly loaded one. My earliest ‘bot’ experience was on IRC, where bots were quite helpful in making sure your favorite channel didn’t get taken over by malicious users and allowed for fun games of trivia....
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Anatomy of a Targeted Ransomware Attack
March 23, 2021 1:00PM
Imagine your most critical systems suddenly stop operating. And then someone demands a ransom to get your systems working again. Or someone launches a DDoS against you and demands a ransom to make it stop. That’s the world of ransomware and ransom DDoS....
Flow-based monitoring for Magic Transit
February 26, 2021 11:00PM
Today, we’re announcing new functionality to improve the experience for on demand Magic Transit customers: flow-based monitoring. Flow-based monitoring allows us to detect and notify customers when they’re under attack so they can activate Magic Transit for protection....
Beat - An Acoustics Inspired DDoS Attack
December 22, 2020 12:00PM
On the week of Black Friday, Cloudflare automatically detected and mitigated “Beat” - an acoustics inspired DDoS attacks that targeted a Magic Transit customer....
Know When You’ve Been DDoS’d
October 05, 2020 12:00PM
Today we’re announcing the availability of DDoS attack alerts. The alerts are available for free for all Cloudflare’s customers on paid plans. Learn how to create an alert....