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  • ​What’s hot in enterprise IT? – Part 2

    In the second part of a series on the hottest areas in enterprise IT, David Gee discusses which big data and cloud technologies and tools you need to be aware of and where you should invest your efforts.

    Written by David Gee18 March 16 11:55
  • Garden-variety DDoS attack knocks North Korea off the Internet

    The simplest explanation for North Korea's suddenly dropping off the Internet was a distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attack that overwhelmed the isolated nation's tenuous connection to the rest of the world, experts said Monday.

    Written by Gregg Keizer23 Dec. 14 22:50
  • CloudFlare aims to simplify SSL encryption with free service

    More and more websites are looking to enable SSL encryption to protect their visitors from eavesdroppers and hackers. Now web infrastructure company CloudFlare will make it a bit easier by adding that feature to the free version of its hosting service.

    Written by Mikael Ricknäs30 Sept. 14 00:34
  • U.S. malware share rising, Amazon service No.1 in hosting it

    In its quarterly report on global malware distribution and threats, security firm Solutionary Tuesday said that 56% of the malware it captured via sensors and other means was hosted in the U.S.-- a 12% increase from six months ago -- and about half of the malware overall appeared to originate at 10 Internet service and hosting providers.

    Written by Ellen Messmer16 July 14 05:52
  • CloudFlare acquires enterprise VPN provider CryptoSeal

    CloudFlare has acquired CryptoSeal, a provider of VPN (virtual-private-network) services for businesses, in a deal it says will extend its security services to Web users.

    Written by Jeremy Kirk19 June 14 10:08
  • CloudFlare offers free DDoS protection to public interest websites

    A project launched by CloudFlare, a provider of website performance and security services, allows organizations engaged in news gathering, civil society and political or artistic speech to use the company's distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) protection technology for free.

    Written by Lucian Constantin14 June 14 00:23
  • CloudFlare launches bug bounty program

    CloudFlare started a bug bounty program on Monday, joining a host of companies that are turning to independent security researchers to spot bugs in their network.

    Written by Jeremy Kirk22 April 14 12:12
  • CloudFlare acquires StopTheHacker malware scanning service

    CloudFlare said Monday it plans to acquire StopTheHacker, a malware scanning service that the company said will prevent its content distribution system from being used to spread malicious software.

    Written by Jeremy Kirk24 Feb. 14 23:21
  • Attackers use NTP reflection in huge DDoS attack

    Attackers abused insecure Network Time Protocol servers to launch what appears to be one of the largest DDoS (distributed denial-of-service) attacks ever, this time against the infrastructure of CloudFlare, a company that operates a global content delivery network.

    Written by Lucian Constantin11 Feb. 14 17:25