Cloudflare handles record DDoS attack on Minecraft server
A 2.5 Tbps distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attack recently hit Wynncraft, a popular Minecraft server. According to DDoS mitigation provider Cloudflare, the attack lasted roughly two minutes and comprised UDP and TCP flood packets to overpower the server and lock out hundreds of thousands of us... Read more
Cloudflare promises to support startups with $1.25 billion in funding
Cloudflare wants to support the startups that use its software by introducing them to dozens of investors that have collectively offered to invest up to $1.25 billion in venture capital.
The company went public almost three years back. Cloudflare develops a serverless computing platform called ... Read more
Cloudflare launches Zero Trust SIM, endpoint security for smartphones
Cloudflare introduced Zero Trust SIM, an upcoming solution that runs on eSIM cards to secure all smartphone traffic.
There are numerous smartphone security solutions available in today's market. Agents are a common approach, wherein a vendor deploys a software program on a smartphone to monitor... Read more
Cloudflare fends off largest HTTPS DDoS attack of all time
Cloudflare recently repelled the largest HTTPS DDoS attack of all time. The attack executed as many as 26 million HTTPS requests per second using hijacked servers and virtual machines.
The attack targeted one of Cloudflare's customers. The hackers used a botnet consisting of 5,067 IoT devices, s... Read more
Cloudflare develops open API standards with partners
The reason for the collaboration between Cloudflare, Deno and other Node... Read more
Cloudflare blocks gigantic HTTPS DDoS attack
Cloudflare detected a DDoS attack of 15.3 million HTTPS requests-per-second (rps) -- one of the largest HTTPS attacks ever observed.
DDoS attackers use botnets to flood a victim's server with HTTP or HTTPS requests. In 2021, Cloudflare detected a record attack of 17.2 million HTTP requests per ... Read more
Microsoft Edge to bring VPN-style encryption to users via Cloudflare
Microsoft Edge will soon be able to encrypt an internet connection to safeguard user privacy and data. Even for Insiders, Microsoft Edge Secure Network is a preview functionality that is not yet accessible. However, Microsoft's website has a help page for it.
The partnership between Microsoft an... Read more
Zero trust platform integration between CrowdStrike and Cloudflare
CrowdStrike and Cloudflare expand their relationship by integrating a zero-trust platform
CrowdStrike and Cloudflare announced an expansion into their existing relationship. The news is that CrowdStrike will be integrating its Falcon Zero Trust Assessment into Cloudflare zero-trust platform.
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Major tech companies provide free cybersecurity to US industry
Cloudflare, CrowdStrike and Ping Identity established the joint Critical Infrastructure Defense Project to protect companies in strategic US industries free of charge.
According to Cloudflare, CrowdStrike and Ping Identity, it's imperative for vendors to defend vulnerable industry sectors agains... Read more
Cloudflare acquires Area 1 Security for 145 million euros
Cloudflare is acquiring email security specialist Area 1 Security for 145 million euros ($162 million). Cloudflare aims to further expand its security portfolio.
The acquisition provides Cloudflare with a platform that helps email programs protect against phishing and malware attacks such as ran... Read more