BGP security and confirmation biases
February 23, 2022 1:59PM
On February 1, 2022, a configuration error on one of our routers caused a route leak of up to 2,000 Internet prefixes to one of our Internet transit providers. This leak lasted for 32 seconds and at a later time 7 seconds...
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What happened on the Internet during the Facebook outage
October 08, 2021 4:16PM
Today, we're going to show you how the Facebook and affiliate sites downtime affected us, and what we can see in our data....
Understanding How Facebook Disappeared from the Internet
October 04, 2021 10:08PM
Today at 1651 UTC, we opened an internal incident entitled "Facebook DNS lookup returning SERVFAIL" because we were worried that something was wrong with our DNS resolver 220.127.116.11. But as we were about to post on our public status page we realized something else more serious was going on....
Protecting Cloudflare Customers from BGP Insecurity with Route Leak Detection
March 25, 2021 1:00PM
Today, we're excited to announce Route Leak Detection, a new network alerting feature that tells customers when a prefix they own that is onboarded to Cloudflare is being leaked....
The Internet is Getting Safer: Fall 2020 RPKI Update
November 06, 2020 12:36PM
The cap of two hundred thousand routing cryptographic records was recently passed. We thought it was time for an update on a major year for RPKI....