Almost nine years ago, Cloudflare was a tiny company and I was a customer not an employee. Cloudflare had launched a month earlier and one day alerting told me that my little site, jgc.org, didn’t seem to have working DNS any more....
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Cloudflare outage caused by bad software deploy (updated)
July 02, 2019 4:50PM
Starting at 1342 UTC today we experienced a global outage across our network that resulted in visitors to Cloudflare-proxied domains being shown 502 errors (“Bad Gateway”). The cause of this outage was deployment of a single misconfigured rule within the Cloudflare Web Application Firewall (WAF)...
The deep-dive into how Verizon and a BGP Optimizer Knocked Large Parts of the Internet Offline Monday
June 26, 2019 11:22PM
On Monday we wrote about a painful Internet wide route leak. We wrote that this should never have happened because Verizon should never have forwarded those routes to the rest of the Internet. Today we will dive into the archived routing data and analyze it....
Today we mitigated 184.108.40.206
June 01, 2018 2:13AM
Cloudflare is protected from attacks by the Gatebot DDoS mitigation pipeline. Gatebot performs hundreds of mitigations a day, shielding our infrastructure and our customers from L3 and L7 attacks....
Quantifying the Impact of "Cloudbleed"
March 01, 2017 3:27PM
Last Thursday we released details on a bug in Cloudflare's parser impacting our customers. It was an extremely serious bug that caused data flowing through Cloudflare's network to be leaked onto the Internet....