CLIENT SPOTLIGHT: REVOLT TV

Interview with Grant Koeneke, VP of Digital Engineering at REVOLT TV With a target audience between the ages of 16 and 25, REVOLT TV delivers a new sort of music-related programming – the kind that reflects viewing habits of the young and incessantly web-connected. These viewers don’t just see and interact with REVOLT’s content through their TV […]

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ROUTE LEAK INCIDENT ON OCTOBER 2, 2014

Today, CloudFlare suffered downtime which caused customers’ sites to be inaccessible in certain parts of the world. We take the availability of our customers’ web properties very seriously. Incidents like this get the absolute highest priority, attention, and follow up. The pain felt by our customers is also felt deeply by the CloudFlare team in […]

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UNIVERSAL SSL: HOW IT SCALES

On Monday, we announced Universal SSL, enabling HTTPS for all websites using CloudFlare’s Free plan. Universal SSL represents a massive increase in the number of sites we serve over HTTPS—from tens of thousands, to millions. People have asked us, both in comments and in person, how our servers handle this extra load. The answer, in a […]

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JQUERY CONFERENCE HACKATHON WINNERS

On September 12th, at jQuery’s annual conference MaxCDN held a hackathon using code.jquery.com CDN traffic from our new Analytics API.  We’re pleased to announce the following winners: 1st – Ryan G. with MapHack 2nd – Kamron K. @KamronKennedy 3rd – Jacob R. @jroufa Github And here are some screenshots of the winning entry, which makes nice use of MapBox. On […]

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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. CloudFlare immediately rolled out protection for Pro, Business, and Enterprise customers through our Web Application Firewall. On Sunday, after studying the extent of the problem, and looking […]

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ADDITIONAL SHELLSHOCK (GNU BASH) VULNERABILITIES (CVE-2014-6277 AND CVE-2014-6278) IDENTIFIED (POST UPDATED ON OCTOBER 14, 2014)

On September 29, 2014, two additional vulnerabilities were identified in GNU Bash. Per our defined risk mitigation procedures, we continue to do vulnerability assessments on all of our systems and take the requisite steps to mitigate any potential risks. A WAF-based rule is available to all our application performance (ADN) and commerce (Transact) customers that […]

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AN UPDATE ON THE SHELLSHOCK VULNERABILITY FOR VERIZON EDGECAST CUSTOMERS

Since becoming aware of the Shellshock (CVE-2014-6271 and CVE-2014-7169) Bash vulnerability, the Verizon EdgeCast security team worked hard to mitigate risks to our environment and that of our customers. While it is important to note that Verizon EdgeCast’s CDN infrastructure runs on a purpose-built, hardened configuration with many layers of security control, monitoring, and auditing, […]

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