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John Graham-Cumming / CloudFlare:
Inside Shellshock: How hackers are using it to exploit systems   —  On Wednesday of last week, details of the Shellshock bash bug emerged.  This bug started a scramble to patch computers, servers, routers, firewalls, and other computing appliances using vulnerable versions of bash.
Oct 1, 2014, 12:25 PMIn context
Matthew Prince / CloudFlare:
CloudFlare launches Universal SSL for free, doubling the number of encrypted websites to 4M   —  Introducing Universal SSL  —  The team at CloudFlare is excited to announce the release of Universal SSL™.  Beginning today, we will support SSL connections to every CloudFlare customer …
Sep 29, 2014, 10:05 AMIn context
Matthew Prince / CloudFlare Blog:
CloudFlare's global connectivity costs suggest telco consolidation increases bandwidth prices for companies   —  The Relative Cost of Bandwidth Around the World  —  Over the last few months, there's been increased attention on networks and how they interconnect.
Aug 26, 2014, 10:40 PMIn context
Nick Sullivan / CloudFlare Blog:
Cloudflare's extensive testing with Heartbleed unsuccessful in retrieving private SSL key data   —  Answering the Critical Question: Can You Get Private SSL Keys Using Heartbleed?  —  The widely-used open source library OpenSSL revealed on Monday it had a major bug, now known as “heartbleed”.
Apr 11, 2014, 10:25 AMIn context
Matthew Prince / CloudFlare Blog:
Details Behind Today's Internet Hacks … At 1:19pm (PDT) today, a researcher noticed that the New York Times' website wasn't loading.  We know the New York Times tech team, so we sent an email to check in.  A few minutes later, the CTO of the NYT called us back.
Aug 28, 2013, 1:40 AMIn context
Matthew Prince / CloudFlare blog:
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.  We wrote about the attack last week.
Mar 27, 2013, 1:40 PMIn context
Matthew Prince / CloudFlare blog:
How Syria Turned Off the Internet   —  Today, 29 November 2012, between 1026 and 1029 (UTC), all traffic from Syria to the rest of the Internet stopped.  At CloudFlare, we witnessed the drop off.  We've spent the morning studying the situation to understand what happened.
Nov 29, 2012, 6:05 PMIn context
Tom Paseka / CloudFlare blog:
Why Google Went Offline Today and a Bit about How the Internet Works   —  Today, Google's services experienced a limited outage for about 27 minutes over some portions of the Internet.  The reason this happened dives into the deep, dark corners of networking.
Nov 6, 2012, 11:45 AMIn context
Matthew Prince / CloudFlare blog:
How to Launch a 65Gbps DDoS, and How to Stop One   —  Yesterday I posted a post mortem on an outage we had Saturday.  The outage was caused when we applied an overly aggressive rate limit to traffic on our network while battling a determined DDoS attacker.  In the process of writing …
Sep 18, 2012, 2:20 PMIn context
Matthew Prince / CloudFlare blog:
The Four Critical Security Flaws that Resulted in Last Friday's Hack   —  A core value CloudFlare is that security information should be shared between organizations to make the entire Internet safer.  That is how CloudFlare's systems work: if one site is attacked, data about that attack …
Jun 4, 2012, 9:25 PMIn context

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