Network-layer DDoS attack trends for Q4 2020
January 22, 2021 12:00PM
DDoS attack trends in the final quarter of 2020 defied norms in many ways. For the first time in 2020, Cloudflare observed an increase in the number of large DDoS attacks. Specifically, the number of attacks over 500Mbps and 50K pps saw a massive uptick....
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Holistic web protection: industry recognition for a prolific 2020
January 14, 2021 5:00PM
Speed & Reliability
Today we’re excited to announce that Frost & Sullivan has named Cloudflare the Innovation Leader in their Frost Radar™: Global Holistic Web Protection Market Report....
Ransom DDoS attacks target a Fortune Global 500 company
January 07, 2021 4:19PM
In late 2020, a major Fortune Global 500 company was targeted by a Ransom DDoS (RDDoS) attack by a group claiming to be the Lazarus Group. Cloudflare quickly onboarded them to the Magic Transit service and protected them against the lingering threat....
Beat - An Acoustics Inspired DDoS Attack
December 22, 2020 12:00PM
On the week of Black Friday, Cloudflare automatically detected and mitigated “Beat” - an acoustics inspired DDoS attacks that targeted a Magic Transit customer....
Network-layer DDoS attack trends for Q3 2020
November 18, 2020 12:00PM
In Q3 ‘20, Cloudflare observed a surge in DDoS attacks, with double the number of DDoS attacks and more attack vectors deployed than ever — with a notable surge in protocol-specific DDoS attacks such as mDNS, Memcached, and Jenkins amplification floods....