DDoS Prevention: Protecting The Origin

Published on by Nick Sullivan.

One of the many great features that CloudFlare provides is protection from Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attacks. A malicious party who wants to make your website or web service unavailable could try to overwhelm it with requests from compromised machines (or bots) all around the world. With a large

Hackers love the holidays

Published on by John Graham-Cumming.

This article was written by John Graham-Cumming on the CloudFlare team and originally published by VentureBeat. We're republishing it here. Looking at the latest DDoS attack statistics from CloudFlare's network, it seems that hackers love the holidays. Zooming in on November and December 2012 it'