How the Dyn outage affected Cloudflare

Published on by John Graham-Cumming.

Last Friday the popular DNS service Dyn suffered three waves of DDoS attacks that affected users first on the East Coast of the US, and later users worldwide. Popular websites, some of which are also Cloudflare customers, were inaccessible. Although Cloudflare was not attacked, joint Dyn/Cloudflare customers were affected.

How We Extended CloudFlare's Performance and Security Into Mainland China

Published on by Matthew Prince.

CloudFlare launched five years ago. Within a year of our launch, the biggest surprise was the strong global demand for our service. From nearly the beginning, China was the second largest source of traffic by country to our network, behind only the United States. In retrospect, that shouldn't have been