December 15, 2011 12:28AM
Do Hackers Take the Holidays Off?
I was talking last week with Shawn Graham, a reporter at Fast Company, and he asked a simple but interesting question: do hackers take the holidays off?...
November 16, 2011 6:59PM
SOPA Could Create New Denial of Service Attack, Powered by Law not Botnets
The United States House of Representatives is considering the Stop Online Piracy Act, known as SOPA. Companies including Google, Zynga, Facebook, Yahoo, AOL, and Mozilla, along with organizations like the Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) have been sharply critical of the law....
August 25, 2011 12:54AM
Apache Killer Terminated: Zero Day Exploit, Zero Day Fix
Early this morning word spread that there was a zero day exploit dubbed the "Apache Killer." The exploit uses malformed Apache byte-range headers to crash the web server. The exploit is effective against the latest versions of Apache as well as versions back to v1.3....
July 20, 2011 7:12PM
Breaking the Cycle of Malware
Google did something terrific yesterday. They began notifying users with a certain kind of malware running on their PCs that they had a problem and linked them to tools to help clean it up. While it is currently limited, we think this is an important step by Google....
May 18, 2011 6:16PM
That's Freaking Awesome: CloudFlare Automatically Learns How to Stop New Attacks
We always talk about how CloudFlare gets smarter, and we do that in a variety of ways. One of the ways is that we look at changes in traffic to a site. If there is a big change, then our system automatically starts to investigate whether it is legitimate traffic or an attack....