Neowin News Feed for: Cloudflare Neowin News Feed for: Cloudflare en-us Neowin Ignition News (Managing Editor) (Neowin Developers) 5 Cloudflare says it handled the most monstrous DDoS attack ever like a total champ <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Cloudflare says it mitigated the largest DDoS attack ever with the help of its in-house DDoS protection daemon. According to its data, this massive attack brought in 17.2 million requests per second. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Sayan Sen) Fri, 20 Aug 2021 20:34:02 +0000 Cloudflare wants to save 500 years per day of humans trying to solve CAPTCHA by killing it <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Cloudflare says humans waste about 32 seconds per instance totalling 500 years per day on CAPTCHAs. The company is launching an experiment to get rid of CAPTCHAs completely and end this &quot;madness&quot;. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Subir Kathuria) Sat, 15 May 2021 16:50:01 +0000 Cloudflare's Web Analytics gains three most requested features <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Cloudflare has released three new features to its Web Analytics solution that it opened up to the world last December. The update brings support for Single Page Applications and adding multiple sites. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Paul Hill) Mon, 15 Mar 2021 14:22:02 +0000 Cloudflare Waiting Room will help sites deal with demand <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>The anti-DDoS firm, Cloudflare, has launched a new tool called Waiting Room. The feature can be used to help websites protect against a deluge of traffic by forcing people to wait in a queue. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Paul Hill) Fri, 22 Jan 2021 15:08:02 +0000 Cloudflare Image Resizing adds support for AVIF images <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Cloudflare has added support for the AVIF image format to its Image Resizing service. AVIF is only supported by Opera and Chrome right now but brings big improvements to image compression. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Paul Hill) Sat, 03 Oct 2020 17:02:01 +0000 Cloudflare is bringing WARP to macOS and Windows <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Cloudflare has launched WARP on Windows and macOS in beta. It will be available to WARP+ customers first who have subscribed to its Argo network, with email invites coming in the next few weeks. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Jay Bonggolto) Wed, 01 Apr 2020 22:30:01 +0000 Cloudflare fires 8chan as a customer over Texas mass shooting <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Cloudflare announced today that it has kicked out 8chan from its infrastructure after the online message board was used by the El Paso, Texas shooter before killing 20 people at a Walmart store. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Jay Bonggolto) Mon, 05 Aug 2019 07:14:01 +0000 Cloudflare experiences network issues; causes problems with Discord, Down Detector and more [Update] <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Well-known web hosting service Cloudflare has just gone down, taking with it multiple websites and services like Discord, Down Detector and Feedly. The company is investigating the issue. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Muhammad Jarir Kanji) Tue, 02 Jul 2019 14:30:01 +0000 Cloudflare's DNS gets a free VPN with Warp <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Cloudflare&#039;s DNS service, which it touts as the fastest in the world, is expanding to also get a VPN. Called Warp, it promises faster connections than most VPNs and will soon launch in beta. <a href="">Read more...</a> (João Carrasqueira) Tue, 02 Apr 2019 01:16:01 +0000 Cloudflare Spectrum brings DDoS protection to any TCP protocol <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Cloudflare has announced its new Spectrum service, which extends the company&#039;s DDoS protection service to any TCP protocol, including gaming services, remote server access, and email. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Gabriel Nunes) Fri, 13 Apr 2018 23:48:01 +0000 Cloudflare has launched the internet's fastest, privacy-first DNS service, <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Cloudflare announced today its first consumer product ever, the DNS service, which focuses on privacy and is already the fastest available. No, this is not an April Fools prank. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Gabriel Nunes) Sun, 01 Apr 2018 17:10:01 +0000 A major Cloudflare bug was responsible for leaking customers' sensitive data <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>For a period of up to five months, sensitive data of Cloudflare customers may have leaked due to a HTML parser bug. The company was made aware of the issue by an engineer from Google&#039;s Project Zero. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Gabriel Nunes) Fri, 24 Feb 2017 15:18:01 +0000 More than 650,000 Chinese smartphones unknowingly participate in massive DDoS attack <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>A huge Distributed Denial of Service attack has hit an unnamed web server. 650,000 Chinese smartphones unwittingly enrolled in this attack, likely caused by a set of malicious adverts. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Chris Dupres) Mon, 28 Sep 2015 16:12:01 +0000