About a month ago, security researcher Omer Gil published the details of an attack that he calls the Web Cache Deception attack. It works against sites that sit behind a reverse proxy (like Cloudflare) and are misconfigured in a particular way.
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I was asked to debug another weird issue on our network. Apparently every now and then a connection going through CloudFlare would time out with 522 HTTP error.
Everything that it's possible to do in the CloudFlare Dashboard is also possible through our RESTful API. We use the same API to power the dashboard itself.
Two years ago we blogged about our love of BPF (BSD packet filter) bytecode. Today we are very happy to open source another component of the bpftools: our p0f BPF compiler!