CC BY 2.0 image by Robert Couse-Baker Yesterday we wrote about the 400 gigabit per second attacks we see on our network. One way that attackers DDoS websites is by repeatedly doing DNS lookups that have small queries, but large answers. The attackers spoof their IP address so that
It is no secret that we at CloudFlare love Go. We use it, and we use it a LOT. There are many things to love about Go, but what I personally find appealing is the ability to write assembly code! CC BY 2.0 image by Jon Curnow That is
This blog post is dedicated to the memory of Dr. Scott Vanstone, popularizer of elliptic curve cryptography and inventor of the ECDSA algorithm. He passed away on March 2, 2014. At CloudFlare we are constantly working on ways to make the Internet better. An important part of this is enabling
Elliptic Curve Cryptography (ECC) is one of the most powerful but least understood types of cryptography in wide use today. At CloudFlare, we make extensive use of ECC to secure everything from our customers' HTTPS connections to how we pass data between our data centers.