February 28, 2023 2:00 PM
How Rust and Wasm power Cloudflare's 188.8.131.52
Introducing a new DNS platform that powers 184.108.40.206 and various other products....
February 24, 2023 2:00 PM
ROFL with a LOL: rewriting an NGINX module in Rust
Engineers at Cloudflare have written a replacement in Rust for one of the oldest and least-well understood parts of the Cloudflare infrastructure, cf-html, which is an NGINX module. In doing so we learned a lot about how NGINX works, and paved the way to move away from NGINX enti...
February 23, 2023 3:58 PM
One year of war in Ukraine: Internet trends, attacks, and resilience
This blog post reports on Internet insights during an historical war in Europe that has been seen and shared online, and discusses how Ukraine's Internet remained resilient in spite of dozens of disruptions in three different stages of the conflict....
February 21, 2023 2:00 PM
The Chief Zero Trust Officer: a new role for a new era of cybersecurity
Implementing Zero Trust can be challenging, and efforts may stall. The need for a Chief Zero Trust Officer (CZTO) is driven by the increasing importance of Zero Trust security in the face of escalating cyber attacks....
February 16, 2023 7:46 PM
So long, and thanks for all the deployments: deprecating Wrangler v1
Version 1 of Wrangler has served us well for years. But with a new major version to focus on, it’s time to say goodbye...
February 13, 2023 10:23 PM
A look at Internet traffic trends during Super Bowl LVII
We look at who the biggest winners were among Super Bowl advertisers, and examine traffic trends for food delivery services, social media, and sports and betting sites. We also review city and state-level traffic trends, as well as related email threat volume in the weeks ahead o...
February 13, 2023 6:37 PM
Cloudflare mitigates record-breaking 71 million request-per-second DDoS attack
This was a weekend of record-breaking DDoS attacks. Over the weekend, Cloudflare detected and mitigated dozens of hyper-volumetric DDoS attacks. The majority of attacks peaked in the ballpark of 50-70 million requests per second (rps) with the largest exceeding 71 million rps...
February 08, 2023 7:00 PM
Welcome to Wildebeest: the Fediverse on Cloudflare
Today we're announcing Wildebeest, an open-source, easy-to-deploy ActivityPub and Mastodon-compatible server built entirely on top of Cloudflare's Supercloud....
February 07, 2023 6:20 PM
How Cloudflare erroneously throttled a customer’s web traffic
Today’s post is a little different. It’s about a single customer’s website not working correctly because of incorrect action taken by Cloudflare....