Do hackers eat turkey? And other Thanksgiving Internet trends
November 24, 2023 3:11PM
Offline for turkey time: Which US states logged off on Thanksgiving Day? Is there a difference between coastal and central states? Do hackers take a Thanksgiving break? Are food delivery services gaining or losing traffic? We answer those questions and more...
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DDoS threat report for 2023 Q3
October 26, 2023 2:00PM
In the past quarter, DDoS attacks surged by 65%. Gaming and Gambling companies were the most attacked and Cloudflare mitigated thousands of hyper-volumetric DDoS attacks. The largest attacks we saw peaked at 201 million rps and 2.6 Tbps....
Q3 2023 Internet disruption summary
October 25, 2023 2:05PM
In this post, we review selected Internet disruptions observed by Cloudflare during the third quarter of 2023, supported by traffic graphs from Cloudflare Radar and other internal Cloudflare tools, and grouped by associated cause or common geography...
Cyber attacks in the Israel-Hamas war
October 23, 2023 2:32PM
Since the October 7 Hamas attack, DDoS attackers have been targeting Israeli newspaper and media websites as well as software companies and financial institutions....
Internet traffic patterns in Israel and Palestine following the October 2023 attacks
October 09, 2023 9:05PM
On Saturday, October 7, 2023, attacks from the Palestinian group Hamas launched from the Gaza Strip against the south of Israel started a new conflict in the region. Cloudflare's data shows that Internet traffic was impacted in different ways...
September 29, 2023 2:00PM
Network performance update: Birthday Week 2023
In this post we are going to share the most recent updates since our last post in June, and tell you about our tools and processes that we use to monitor and improve our network performance...