Cloudflare chooses AMD to power its new generation of servers
The cloud services provider rejects Intel due to power consumption concerns.
Cloudflare this week announced that it will not be putting Intel chips into its new generation of servers. The reason they gave was that the Intel silicon uses too much energy. Chris Howells, a System Engineer at Cloudf... Read more
Cloudflare repels largest DDoS attack ever reported
Cloudflare reported that its system managed to stop the most significant DDoS attack on record in July. In a post explaining what happened, Cloudflare said the attack was 17.2 million requests-per-second, about three times larger than the next biggest one ever recorded.
Omer Yoachimik, the... Read more
Cloudflare’s Project Pangea to boost worldwide internet coverage
Cloudflare has launched a new project that aims to deliver internet access to the underserved communities in the world.
On Monday, the cloud service provider announced Project Pangea, available to eligible communities, to cut the cost of bandwidth in areas without any existing telecommunication ... Read more
Cloudflare is offering $100,000 to fight patent infringement claims
This week, Cloudflare offered $100,000 for evidence of prior art to nullify the patent infringement lawsuits it's facing.
As reported in The Reporter, Sable Networks sued Cloudflare and five other companies in March, claiming they ripped off four patents belonging to Caspian that involved direct... Read more
Cloudflare launches new browsing tool to protect remote workers
The tool aims to make the COVID-19 remote work environment more secure.
Cloudflare has unveiled a new zero-trust tool that helps protect remote employees from cyberattacks. The web security firm this week launched what they call Cloudflare Browser Isolation. They claim it is a software package t... Read more
Proofpoint discovers and diffuses Copperstealer malware
Security specialist ProofPoint has recently discovered active malware called CopperStealer, which actively targets the theft of passwords and other login data for major tech platforms. In collaboration with Facebook, Cloudflare and others, the malware was defused.
The CopperStealer malware was s... Read more
Cloudflare detects a new type of DDoS, inspired by an acoustic beat
Someone has put a new spin on the good old DDoS attack. This new one is inspired by an acoustic beat, of all things. The attack was first spotted by the web infrastructure firm, Cloudflare. It comes as pulsating waves instead of bombarding a site in the old style.
This attack simulates the beat ... Read more
Cloudflare acquires development startup Linc
Move advances Cloudflare’s plans to expand in the web application market.
Cloudflare has announced hat it has acquired Bitgenics Pty, an Australian startup better known as Linc. The acquisition rounds out Cloudflares offering with technology for simplifying the development of web applications.... Read more
Cloudflare working on anonymizing DNS lookups
Together with companies such as Apple and Fastly, Cloudflare is developing a technique that makes it impossible to link DNS lookups to specific users. At the moment, DNS providers could still do this.
The company tries to solve the privacy problems of DNS. Normally, DNS lookups are sent over the... Read more
Cloudflare introduces tools to keep data within borders
Cloudflare has unveiled the Data Localisation Suite. The service is intended to help companies comply with legislation in countries where it is forbidden to store personal data across borders.
Customers of Cloudflare can use the service to indicate where they want their data to be encrypted, dec... Read more