April 11, 2013 10:23PM
Patching the Internet in Realtime: Fixing the Current WordPress Brute Force Attack
There is currently a significant attack being launched at a large number of WordPress blogs across the Internet. The attacker is brute force attacking the WordPress administrative portals, using the username "admin" and trying thousands of passwords....
April 08, 2013 8:18AM
How the CloudFlare Team Got Into Bondage (It's Not What You Think)
At CloudFlare, we're always looking for ways to eliminate bottlenecks. We're only able to deal with the very large amount of traffic that we handle because we've built a network that can efficiently handle an extremely high volume of network requests....
March 27, 2013 4:35PM
The DDoS That Almost Broke the Internet
The New York Times this morning published a story about the Spamhaus DDoS attack and how CloudFlare helped mitigate it and keep the site online. The Times calls the attack the largest known DDoS attack ever on the Internet....
March 20, 2013 6:26PM
The DDoS That Knocked Spamhaus Offline (And How We Mitigated It)
At CloudFlare, we deal with large DDoS attacks every day. Usually, these attacks are directed at large companies or organizations that are reluctant to talk about their details. Sometimes a customer is willing to let us tell their story....
March 13, 2013 4:52PM
Cloudflare Keeps TheBayLights.org Running Bright
Speed & Reliability
When you think of San Francisco, undoubtedly one bridge in particular comes to mind - The Golden Gate Bridge....
March 06, 2013 5:43PM
Load Balancing without Load Balancers
CloudFlare had an hour-long outage this last weekend. Thankfully, outages like this have been a relatively rare occurrance for our service....