Cloudflare said an advanced group of hackers tried to burrow deep into its global network late last year but was thwarted.
Internet companies are sounding the alarm over a new technique they warn could cause widespread disruption.
Cloudflare won’t stop providing the services, despite claims it’s getting in the way of cyberattacks meant to protest Russia’s invasion of Ukraine.
An outage at Fastly, a cloud-based content platform that serves many leading international websites, sent large chunks of the Web offline on Tuesday.
Data centre operator Teraco’s Internet exchange point NAPAfrica has topped 1Tbit/s, or a million megabits per second, of peak traffic for the first time.
Cloudflare, a US Internet firm that helps websites protect and distribute content, said it is terminating support for 8chan after the gunman in a mass shooting allegedly drew inspiration from members in the online messaging forum.
CloudFlare, an Internet service meant to protect websites from going down, faced its own network issues on Tuesday, leading to several prominent sites being unavailable for some time.
The centralisation of platforms and service providers makes enforcement surprisingly easy. It’s just a matter of picking which layer of the tech stack to hold accountable.
Imagine you’re the CEO of an Internet security start-up. Now imagine one of the world’s most notorious hacker groups signs up for your service, to help protect their own website from attacks. What do you do? That’s exactly the dilemma Matthew Prince, CEO and founder of CloudFlare, faced in June 2011. LulzSec — short for Lulz Security — was