Processor problems have been in the news lately, due to the Meltdown and Spectre vulnerabilities. But generally, engineers writing software assume that computer hardware operates in a reliable, well-understood fashion, and that any problems lie on the software side of the software-hardware divide.
Last week the news of two significant computer bugs was announced. They've been dubbed Meltdown and Spectre and they take advantage of very technical systems that modern CPUs have implemented to make computers extremely fast.
CC BY 2.0 image by Joe Seggiola We have rolled out automatic protection for all customers for the the newly announced vulnerability called httpoxy. This vulnerability affects applications that use “classic” CGI execution models, and could lead to API token disclosure of the services that your application may talk
Hi, I'm Filippo and today I managed to surprise myself! (And not in a good way.) I'm developing a new module ("filter" as we call them) for RRDNS, CloudFlare's Go DNS server. It's a rewrite of the authoritative module, the one that adds the IP addresses to DNS
We keep a close eye on tweets that mention CloudFlare because sometimes we get early warning about odd errors that we are not seeing ourselves through our monitoring systems. Towards the end of August we saw a small number of tweets like this one: indicating that trying to browse to