March 20, 2019 1:00PM
Preventing Request Loops Using CDN-Loop
HTTP requests typically originate with a client, and end at a web server that processes the request and returns some response. Such requests may pass through multiple proxies before they arrive at the requested resource....
February 20, 2019 3:14PM
Stop the Bots: Practical Lessons in Machine Learning
Bot-powered credential stuffing is a scourge on the modern Internet. These attacks attempt to log into and take over a user’s account by assaulting password forms with a barrage of dictionary words and previously stolen account credentials....
November 28, 2018 7:59PM
L4Drop: XDP DDoS Mitigations
Efficient packet dropping is a key part of Cloudflare’s distributed denial of service (DDoS) attack mitigations. In this post, we introduce a new tool in our packet dropping arsenal: L4Drop....
November 12, 2018 11:27AM
The rise of multivector DDoS attacks
It's been a while since we last wrote about Layer 3/4 DDoS attacks on this blog. This is a good news - we've been quietly handling the daily onslaught of DDoS attacks. Since our last write-up, a handful of interesting L3/4 attacks have happened. Let's review them....
September 08, 2018 3:00PM
Website Security Myths
Some conversations are easy; some are difficult. Some are harmonious and some are laborious. But when it comes to website security, the conversation is confusing. Every organisation agrees, in theory, that their websites need to be secure....