Network-layer DDoS attack trends for Q2 2020
August 05, 2020 2:00PM
This quarter, we saw an increasing number of large scale attacks; both in terms of packet rate and bit rate. In fact, 88% of all DDoS attacks in 2020 that peaked above 100 Gbps were launched after shelter-in-place went into effect in March....
flowtrackd: DDoS Protection with Unidirectional TCP Flow Tracking
July 14, 2020 12:00PM
flowtrackd is a software-defined DDoS protection system that significantly improves our ability to automatically detect and mitigate even the most complex TCP-based DDoS attacks. If you are a Magic Transit customer, this feature will be enabled by default at no additional cost on July 29, 2020....
Mitigating a 754 Million PPS DDoS Attack Automatically
July 09, 2020 12:00PM
On June 20, Cloudflare automatically mitigated a highly volumetric DDoS attack that peaked above 754 million packets per second. The attack was part of an organized four day campaign starting on June 18 and ending on June 21....
Sandboxing in Linux with zero lines of code
July 08, 2020 12:00PM
In this post we will review Linux seccomp and learn how to sandbox any (even a proprietary) application without writing a single line of code....