June 06, 2013 7:00AM
Happy IPv6 Day: Usage On the Rise, Attacks Too
World IPv6 Day
June 6th is known as World IPv6 Day so we thought it was a good time to look at the trends in IPv6 usage across CloudFlare's network....
April 11, 2013 10:23PM
Patching the Internet in Realtime: Fixing the Current WordPress Brute Force Attack
There is currently a significant attack being launched at a large number of WordPress blogs across the Internet. The attacker is brute force attacking the WordPress administrative portals, using the username "admin" and trying thousands of passwords....
April 08, 2013 8:18AM
How the CloudFlare Team Got Into Bondage (It's Not What You Think)
At CloudFlare, we're always looking for ways to eliminate bottlenecks. We're only able to deal with the very large amount of traffic that we handle because we've built a network that can efficiently handle an extremely high volume of network requests....
March 27, 2013 4:35PM
The DDoS That Almost Broke the Internet
The New York Times this morning published a story about the Spamhaus DDoS attack and how CloudFlare helped mitigate it and keep the site online. The Times calls the attack the largest known DDoS attack ever on the Internet....
March 20, 2013 6:26PM
The DDoS That Knocked Spamhaus Offline (And How We Mitigated It)
At CloudFlare, we deal with large DDoS attacks every day. Usually, these attacks are directed at large companies or organizations that are reluctant to talk about their details. Sometimes a customer is willing to let us tell their story....
March 03, 2013 1:47PM
Today's Outage Post Mortem
This morning at 09:47 UTC CloudFlare effectively dropped off the Internet. The outage affected all of CloudFlare's services including DNS and any services that rely on our web proxy....