CloudFlare is now PCI 3.1 certified

Published on by Marc Rogers.

The Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS) is a global financial information security standard that keeps credit card holders safe. It ensures that any company processing credit card transactions adheres to the highest technical standards. PCI certification has several levels. Level one (the highest level) is reserved for

Mobile Ad Networks as DDoS Vectors: A Case Study

Published on by Marek Majkowski.

CloudFlare servers are constantly being targeted by DDoS'es. We see everything from attempted DNS reflection attacks to L7 HTTP floods involving large botnets. Recently an unusual flood caught our attention. A site reliability engineer on call noticed a large number of HTTP requests being issued against one of our customers.