Introducing the Cloudflare Onion Service

Cloudflare Railgun is available when using Cloud Server Webuzo, Cloud Web Apps. Contact us to find out our latest offers! When: a cold San Francisco summer afternoon Where: Room 305, Cloudflare Who: 2 from Cloudflare + 9 from the Tor Project What could go wrong? Bit of Background Two years Continue Reading

RPKI – The required cryptographic upgrade to BGP routing

Cloudflare Railgun is available when using Cloud Server Webuzo, Cloud Web Apps. Contact us to find out our latest offers! We have talked about the BGP Internet routing protocol before. We have talked about how we build a more resilient network and how we can see outages at a country-level Continue Reading

Expanding DNSSEC Adoption

Cloudflare Railgun is available when using Cloud Server Webuzo, Cloud Web Apps. Contact us to find out our latest offers! Cloudflare first started talking about DNSSEC in 2014 and at the time, Nick Sullivan wrote: “DNSSEC is a valuable tool for improving the trust and integrity of DNS, the backbone Continue Reading

End-to-End Integrity with IPFS

Cloudflare Railgun is available when using Cloud Server Webuzo, Cloud Web Apps. Contact us to find out our latest offers! This post describes how to use Cloudflare’s IPFS gateway to set up a website which is end-to-end secure, while maintaining the performance and reliability benefits of being served from Cloudflare’s Continue Reading

Cache API for Cloudflare Workers is now in Beta!

Cloudflare Railgun is available when using Cloud Server Webuzo, Cloud Web Apps. Contact us to find out our latest offers! In October of last year we announced the launch of Cloudflare Workers. Workers allows you to run JavaScript from 150+ of Cloudflare’s data centers. This means that from the moment Continue Reading

Norfolk and Richmond, Virginia: Cloudflare’s 152nd and 153rd cities

Cloudflare Railgun is available when using Cloud Server Webuzo, Cloud Web Apps. Contact us to find out our latest offers! Virginia has a very important place in Internet history, as well as the history of Cloudflare’s network. Northern Virginia, in the area around Ashburn VA, has for a long time Continue Reading

Deploy Workers using Terraform

Cloudflare Railgun is available when using Cloud Server Webuzo, Cloud Web Apps. Contact us to find out our latest offers! Today we’re excited to announce that Cloudflare Workers are now supported in the Cloudflare Terraform Provider. Terraform is a fantastic tool for configuring your infrastructure. Traditionally if you wanted to Continue Reading

EU Copyright Vote: A Critical Juncture for the Open Internet

Cloudflare Railgun is available when using Cloud Server Webuzo, Cloud Web Apps. Contact us to find out our latest offers! Back in June, we blogged about the draft EU copyright proposal which is currently making its way through the legislative process in Brussels.  We outlined how under one of the Continue Reading

Fixing an old hack – why we are bumping the IPv6 MTU

Cloudflare Railgun is available when using Cloud Server Webuzo, Cloud Web Apps. Contact us to find out our latest offers! Back in 2015 we deployed ECMP routing – Equal Cost Multi Path – within our datacenters. This technology allowed us to spread traffic heading to a single IP address across Continue Reading

WooCommerce 3.5 Beta is here!

WooCommerce is available using 1 click install in Cloud Server Webuzo. Contact us to find out our latest offers! Today we’re pleased to announce that WooCommerce 3.5 is available for beta testing! You can download it directly here or use our new WooCommerce Beta Tester plugin to easily test WooCommerce Continue Reading

Bob Ross, Lorem Ipsum, Heroku and Cloudflare Workers

Cloudflare Railgun is available when using Cloud Server Webuzo, Cloud Web Apps. Contact us to find out our latest offers!Source: Wikipedia Of course, the web being the web that we all love, there are also endless parodies of Lorem Ipsum. You can generate Hodor Ipsum, Cat Ipsum and Hipster Ipsum. Continue Reading

Introducing Real World Serverless – Practical advice on how to use Cloudflare Workers

Cloudflare Railgun is available when using Cloud Server Webuzo, Cloud Web Apps. Contact us to find out our latest offers!Photo by Real World Serverless – Singapore Photo by Real World Serverless – Melbourne Photo by Kieren Andrews / Unsplash October 17th, 2018, 6:30pm-8:30pmLocation: Downtown Melbourne View Event Details & Register Continue Reading

Protection from Struts Remote Code Execution Vulnerability (S2-057)

Cloudflare Railgun is available when using Cloud Server Webuzo, Cloud Web Apps. Contact us to find out our latest offers! On August 22 a new vulnerability in the Apache Struts framework was announced. It allows unauthenticated attackers to perform Remote Code Execution (RCE) on vulnerable hosts. As security researcher Man Continue Reading

Porting Our Software to ARM64

Cloudflare Railgun is available when using Cloud Server Webuzo, Cloud Web Apps. Contact us to find out our latest offers! As we enable more ARM64[1] machines in our network, I want to give some technical insight into the process we went through to reach software parity in our multi-architecture environment. Continue Reading

Identifying and alerting on data loss using Cloudflare Workers

Cloudflare Railgun is available when using Cloud Server Webuzo, Cloud Web Apps. Contact us to find out our latest offers! Photo by Markus Spiske / Unsplash You hear about data breaches almost every day in the news these days. New regulations, such as GDPR, require companies to disclose data breaches Continue Reading

Building a Diverse Business Development Team in EMEA

Cloudflare Railgun is available when using Cloud Server Webuzo, Cloud Web Apps. Contact us to find out our latest offers! Cloudflare’s mission is to help build a better Internet, and we are also serious about building a diverse workforce where everyone can be themselves, regardless of their gender, sexual orientation, Continue Reading

Using Edge-Side Includes with Workers for High Availability

Cloudflare Railgun is available when using Cloud Server Webuzo, Cloud Web Apps. Contact us to find out our latest offers! Last week, we wrote about implementing ESI with Cloudflare Workers. This is a guest post by Lukas Reider on how to use ESI not only for better performance, but to Continue Reading

The Future of MarTech

Mautic is a 1-click install application in Cloud Server Webuzo or in Cloud Server cPanel. Contact us to find out our latest offers! Originally published on http://dbhurley.com/headless-marketing-automation/ Yesterday I released a blog post entitled Looking Ahead at Mautic 3. This blog went into great detail on why I believed a Mautic Continue Reading

WooCommerce Gutenberg Products Block 1.1.0 release notes

WooCommerce is available using 1 click install in Cloud Server Webuzo. Contact us to find out our latest offers! WooCommerce Gutenberg Products Block 1.1.0 is now available. This is the latest version of our feature plugin that adds a multi-purpose Products block to the Gutenberg editor. If you’re not familiar with Continue Reading

Mautic and GDPR

Mautic is a 1-click install application in Cloud Server Webuzo or in Cloud Server cPanel. Contact us to find out our latest offers! Originally published: http://dbhurley.com/mautic-and-gdpr One of the hottest topics circulating the internet these days is the upcoming legislation surrounding GDPR being put into effect on May 25, 2018. Continue Reading

Cloudflare Workers Recipe Exchange

Cloudflare Railgun is available when using Cloud Server Webuzo, Cloud Web Apps. Contact us to find out our latest offers! Photo of Indian Spices, by Joe mon bkk. Wikimedia Commons, CC BY-SA 4.0. Share your Cloudflare Workers recipes with the Cloudflare Community. Developers in Cloudflare’s community each bring a unique Continue Reading

WooCommerce 3.4.2 fix release notes

WooCommerce is available using 1 click install in Cloud Server Webuzo. Contact us to find out our latest offers! WooCommerce 3.4.2 is now available. ~32 commits made it into this release and the full changelog is below. * Fix – Flexslider gallery fixes for RTL sites, and for variation image Continue Reading

Introducing DNS Resolver for Tor

Cloudflare Railgun is available when using Cloud Server Webuzo, Cloud Web Apps. Contact us to find out our latest offers! In case you haven’t heard yet, Cloudflare launched a privacy-first DNS resolver service on April 1st. It was no joke! The service, which was our first consumer-focused service, supports emerging Continue Reading

WooCommerce 3.4.1 fix release notes

WooCommerce is available using 1 click install in Cloud Server Webuzo. Contact us to find out our latest offers! WooCommerce 3.4.1 is available. ~61 commits made it into this release and the full changelog is below. * Fix – Fix webhook admin filtering URLs. #20236 * Fix – Add missing Continue Reading

WooCommerce 3.4 is here

WooCommerce is available using 1 click install in Cloud Server Webuzo. Contact us to find out our latest offers! Today we’re excited to release WooCommerce 3.4 into the wild! 3.4 has been in development since January, and has had over 2140 commits from 80 contributors. 3.4 is a “minor” release; Continue Reading

Rate Limiting: Delivering more rules, and greater control

Cloudflare Railgun is available when using Cloud Server Webuzo, Cloud Web Apps. Contact us to find out our latest offers! With more and more platforms taking the necessary precautions against DDoS attacks like integrating DDoS mitigation services and increasing bandwidth at weak points, Layer 3 and 4 attacks are just Continue Reading

WooCommerce 3.4 RC2

WooCommerce is available using 1 click install in Cloud Server Webuzo. Contact us to find out our latest offers! WooCommerce 3.4.0 RC2 is available for testing. We’ve fixed the following issues specific to 3.4 functionality: Incorrectly closed table row in WP Admin. #20091 Fixed tooltip styling when outside label. #20084 Continue Reading

WordPress 4.9.6 Privacy and Maintenance Release

WordPress is an open source content management system available in Cloud Server Webuzo, Cloud Server cPanel and Cloud Server Plesk. More details on WordPress. Contact us to find out our latest offers! WordPress 4.9.6 is now available. This is a privacy and maintenance release. We encourage you to update your Continue Reading

Why I’m Joining Cloudflare

Cloudflare Railgun is available when using Cloud Server Webuzo, Cloud Web Apps. Contact us to find out our latest offers! I love working as a Chief Security Officer because every day centers around building something that makes people safer. Back in 2002, as I considered leaving my role as a Continue Reading

You get TLS 1.3! You get TLS 1.3! Everyone gets TLS 1.3!

Cloudflare Railgun is available when using Cloud Server Webuzo, Cloud Web Apps. Contact us to find out our latest offers! It’s no secret that Cloudflare has been a big proponent of TLS 1.3, the newest edition of the TLS protocol that improves both speed and security, since we have made Continue Reading

WooCommerce 3.4 RC1

WooCommerce is available using 1 click install in Cloud Server Webuzo. Contact us to find out our latest offers! Today, the release candidate for WooCommerce 3.4 is available! 3.4 is a minor release with several improvements and some new features. Shipping a release candidate (RC) means we think we’re done but Continue Reading

The Rise of Edge Compute: The Video

Cloudflare Railgun is available when using Cloud Server Webuzo, Cloud Web Apps. Contact us to find out our latest offers! At the end of March, Kenton Varda, tech lead and architect for Cloudflare Workers, traveled to London and led a talk about the Rise of Edge Compute where he laid Continue Reading

Custom Page Selection for Cloudflare Apps

Cloudflare Railgun is available when using Cloud Server Webuzo, Cloud Web Apps. Contact us to find out our latest offers! In July 2016, Cloudflare integrated with Eager – an apps platform. During this integration, several decisions were made to ensure an optimal experience installing apps. We wanted to make sure Continue Reading

Sharing more Details, not more Data: Our new Privacy Policy and Data Protection Plans

Cloudflare Railgun is available when using Cloud Server Webuzo, Cloud Web Apps. Contact us to find out our latest offers! After an exhilarating first month as Cloudflare’s first Data Protection Officer, I’m excited to announce that today we are launching a new Privacy Policy. Our new policy explains the kind Continue Reading

Expanding Multi-User Access on dash.cloudflare.com

Cloudflare Railgun is available when using Cloud Server Webuzo, Cloud Web Apps. Contact us to find out our latest offers! One of the most common feature requests we get is to allow customers to share account access. This has been supported at our Enterprise level of service, but is now Continue Reading

Getting started with Terraform and Cloudflare (Part 2 of 2)

Cloudflare Railgun is available when using Cloud Server Webuzo, Cloud Web Apps. Contact us to find out our latest offers! In Part 1 of Getting Started with Terraform, we explained how Terraform lets developers store Cloudflare configuration in their own source code repository, institute change management processes that include code Continue Reading

A Carbon Neutral North America

Cloudflare Railgun is available when using Cloud Server Webuzo, Cloud Web Apps. Contact us to find out our latest offers! Photo by Karsten Würth (@inf1783) / Unsplash Cloudflare’s mission is to help build a better Internet. While working toward our goals, we want to make sure our processes are conducted Continue Reading

Keeping Drupal sites safe with Cloudflare’s WAF

Cloudflare Railgun is available when using Cloud Server Webuzo, Cloud Web Apps. Contact us to find out our latest offers! Cloudflare’s team of security analysts monitor for upcoming threats and vulnerabilities and where possible put protection in place for upcoming threats before they compromise our customers. This post examines how Continue Reading

1 year and 3 months working at Cloudflare: How is it going so far?

Cloudflare Railgun is available when using Cloud Server Webuzo, Cloud Web Apps. Contact us to find out our latest offers! This post is inspired by a very good blog post from one of my colleague in the US, which I really appreciated as I was a newcomer to the company. Continue Reading

mmproxy – Creative Linux routing to preserve client IP addresses in L7 proxies

Cloudflare Railgun is available when using Cloud Server Webuzo, Cloud Web Apps. Contact us to find out our latest offers! In previous blog post we discussed how we use the TPROXY iptables module to power Cloudflare Spectrum. With TPROXY we solved a major technical issue on the server side, and Continue Reading

WooCommerce 3.4 Beta is here!

WooCommerce is available using 1 click install in Cloud Server Webuzo. Contact us to find out our latest offers! Today we’re pleased to announce that WooCommerce 3.4 is available for beta testing! You can download it directly here or WooCommerce prerelease versions are also now available at WordPress.org. Release highlights Continue Reading

NEON is the new black: fast JPEG optimization on ARM server

Cloudflare Railgun is available when using Cloud Server Webuzo, Cloud Web Apps. Contact us to find out our latest offers! As engineers at Cloudflare quickly adapt our software stack to run on ARM, a few parts of our software stack have not been performing as well on ARM processors as Continue Reading

Introducing Spectrum: Extending Cloudflare To 65,533 More Ports

Cloudflare Railgun is available when using Cloud Server Webuzo, Cloud Web Apps. Contact us to find out our latest offers! Today we are introducing Spectrum, which brings Cloudflare’s security and acceleration to the whole spectrum of TCP ports and protocols for our Enterprise customers. It’s DDoS protection for any box, Continue Reading

Abusing Linux’s firewall: the hack that allowed us to build Spectrum

Cloudflare Railgun is available when using Cloud Server Webuzo, Cloud Web Apps. Contact us to find out our latest offers! Today we are introducing Spectrum: a new Cloudflare feature that brings DDoS protection, load balancing, and content acceleration to any TCP-based protocol. CC BY-SA 2.0 image by Staffan Vilcans Soon Continue Reading

WooCommerce 3.3.5 fix release notes

WooCommerce is available using 1 click install in Cloud Server Webuzo. Contact us to find out our latest offers! WooCommerce 3.3.5 is now available. ~32 commits made it into this release and the full changelog is below. * Fix – Shop page notice should not appear when edting the “Hello Continue Reading

How we’re tackling GDPR in WooCommerce core

WooCommerce is available using 1 click install in Cloud Server Webuzo. Contact us to find out our latest offers! Stronger rules on data protection from May 2018 mean citizens have more control over their data. GDPR is coming, and we’re working hard to get new tools in WooCommerce core to Continue Reading

Privacy-Protecting Portable Router: Adding DNS-Over-TLS support to OpenWRT (LEDE) with Unbound

Cloudflare Railgun is available when using Cloud Server Webuzo, Cloud Web Apps. Contact us to find out our latest offers! If you want to skip ahead to instructions, scroll to the next section. But I, like a TLS handshake, am very verbose so please enjoy this opener. Imagine this scenario Continue Reading

Cloudflare Argo Tunnel with Rust+Raspberry Pi

Cloudflare Railgun is available when using Cloud Server Webuzo, Cloud Web Apps. Contact us to find out our latest offers! Yesterday Cloudflare launched Argo Tunnel. In the words of the product team: Argo Tunnel exposes applications running on your local web server, on any network with an Internet connection, without Continue Reading

Argo Tunnel: A Private Link to the Public Internet

Cloudflare Railgun is available when using Cloud Server Webuzo, Cloud Web Apps. Contact us to find out our latest offers! Photo from Wikimedia Commons Today we’re introducing Argo Tunnel, a private connection between your web server and Cloudflare. Tunnel makes it so that only traffic that routes through Cloudflare can Continue Reading

WordPress 4.9.5 Security and Maintenance Release

WordPress is an open source content management system available in Cloud Server Webuzo, Cloud Server cPanel and Cloud Server Plesk. More details on WordPress. Contact us to find out our latest offers! WordPress 4.9.5 is now available. This is a security and maintenance release for all versions since WordPress 3.7. Continue Reading

Engineering deep dive: Encoding of SCTs in certificates

Let’s Encrypt is a free SSL Certificate available and integrated with Cloud Server Webuzo, Cloud Server Plesk and Cloud Server cPanel. More details on Let’s Encrypt. Contact us to find out our latest offers! Let’s Encrypt recently launched SCT embedding in certificates. This feature allows browsers to check that a Continue Reading

Extend your Security view from the data center to the edge

Cloudflare Railgun is available when using Cloud Server Webuzo, Cloud Web Apps. Contact us to find out our latest offers! How great would it be to have a dashboard with a holistic view of threats, malicious server activity, vulnerabilities, sensitive data access levels and a daily scan of resources across Continue Reading

Announcing 1.1.1.1: the fastest, privacy-first consumer DNS service

Cloudflare Railgun is available when using Cloud Server Webuzo, Cloud Web Apps. Contact us to find out our latest offers! Cloudflare’s mission is to help build a better Internet. We’re excited today to take another step toward that mission with the launch of 1.1.1.1 — the Internet’s fastest, privacy-first consumer Continue Reading

Welcome, Luxembourg City and Chișinău! Cloudflare Global Network Spans 151 Cities

Cloudflare Railgun is available when using Cloud Server Webuzo, Cloud Web Apps. Contact us to find out our latest offers! Hot off the presses! Cloudflare just completed provisioning our Luxembourg City and Chișinău data centers, expanding our Europe network to 41 cities, and our global network to 151 cities across Continue Reading

Three more US data centers! Jacksonville, Memphis and Tallahassee

Cloudflare Railgun is available when using Cloud Server Webuzo, Cloud Web Apps. Contact us to find out our latest offers! Good things come in threes! Following the launch of three data centers each in the Baltics (Riga, Tallinn, Vilnius) and in the Canadian Prairies (Calgary, Saskatoon, Winnipeg), we’re thrilled to Continue Reading

Riga, Tallinn and Vilnius: Launching three new European Cloudflare data centers

Cloudflare Railgun is available when using Cloud Server Webuzo, Cloud Web Apps. Contact us to find out our latest offers! Cloudflare announces the turn up of our newest data centers located in Riga (Latvia), Tallinn (Estonia) and Vilnius (Lithuania). They represent the 140th, 141st and 142nd cities across our growing Continue Reading

eBPF, Sockets, Hop Distance and manually writing eBPF assembly

Cloudflare Railgun is available when using Cloud Server Webuzo, Cloud Web Apps. Contact us to find out our latest offers! A friend gave me an interesting task: extract IP TTL values from TCP connections established by a userspace program. This seemingly simple task quickly exploded into an epic Linux system Continue Reading

Cloudflare is adding Drupal WAF Rule to Mitigate Critical Drupal Exploit

Cloudflare Railgun is available when using Cloud Server Webuzo, Cloud Web Apps. Contact us to find out our latest offers! Drupal has recently announced an update to fix a critical remote code execution exploit (SA-CORE-2018-002/CVE-2018-7600). In response we have just pushed out a rule to block requests matching these exploit Continue Reading

A Solution to Compression Oracles on the Web

Cloudflare Railgun is available when using Cloud Server Webuzo, Cloud Web Apps. Contact us to find out our latest offers! CC 3.0 by Jean-Jacques MILAN This is a guest post by Blake Loring, a PhD student at Royal Holloway, University of London. Blake worked at Cloudflare as an intern in Continue Reading

London & Barcelona developers, we want to meet you this week

Cloudflare Railgun is available when using Cloud Server Webuzo, Cloud Web Apps. Contact us to find out our latest offers! Are you based in London or Barcelona? Drop by the Cloudflare London office to meet Kenton Varda, lead architect of Cloudflare Workers, front end developers Marta Bondyra and David Sancho Continue Reading

A tour through Merkle Town, Cloudflare’s Certificate Transparency dashboard

Cloudflare Railgun is available when using Cloud Server Webuzo, Cloud Web Apps. Contact us to find out our latest offers! For a quick primer on Certificate Transparency, please read my colleague Nick Sullivan’s post from earlier today. The discussion below expands on that post and details how Cloudflare monitors the Continue Reading

Introducing Certificate Transparency and Nimbus

Cloudflare Railgun is available when using Cloud Server Webuzo, Cloud Web Apps. Contact us to find out our latest offers! Certificate Transparency (CT) is an ambitious project to help improve security online by bringing accountability to the system that protects HTTPS. Cloudflare is announcing support for this project by introducing Continue Reading

Edinburgh: 139th Cloudflare city

Cloudflare Railgun is available when using Cloud Server Webuzo, Cloud Web Apps. Contact us to find out our latest offers! Our newest data center in Edinburgh expands our current total to 139 cities globally with a Cloudflare deployment. It also brings our UK total to 3 cities, after London and Continue Reading

Cebu City, Philippines: Cloudflare’s 138th Data Center

Cloudflare Railgun is available when using Cloud Server Webuzo, Cloud Web Apps. Contact us to find out our latest offers! Cebu City, the second most populous metro area, but oldest city in the Philippines is the home of Cloudflare’s newest Data Center. Located centrally in the Philippines, Cebu has had Continue Reading

WooCommerce 3.3.4 fix release notes

WooCommerce is available using 1 click install in Cloud Server Webuzo. Contact us to find out our latest offers! WooCommerce 3.3.4 is now available. ~30 commits made it into this release and the full changelog is below. * Fix – Fixed undefined index after running setup wizard two times on fresh install. Continue Reading

Cloudflare Global Network Spans 137 Cities: Launching Durban and Port Louis Data Centers

Cloudflare Railgun is available when using Cloud Server Webuzo, Cloud Web Apps. Contact us to find out our latest offers! Our newest data centers in Durban (South Africa) and Port Louis (Mauritius) expand the Cloudflare network to 137 cities globally. We are delighted to reach this special milestone, and even Continue Reading

Mexico City, Mexico: Cloudflare Data Center #134

Cloudflare Railgun is available when using Cloud Server Webuzo, Cloud Web Apps. Contact us to find out our latest offers! ¡Mexicanos! ¡Viva México! ¡Viva México! ¡Viva México! No, no es el 16 de septiembre (Día de la Independencia de México). Sin embargo aquí en Cloudflare celebramos la introducción de nuestro Continue Reading

Baghdad, Iraq: Cloudflare’s 128th Data Center

Cloudflare Railgun is available when using Cloud Server Webuzo, Cloud Web Apps. Contact us to find out our latest offers! Cloudflare’s newest data center is located in Baghdad, Iraq, in the region often known as the cradle of civilization. This expands our growing Middle East presence, while serving as our Continue Reading

Deprecating TLS 1.0 and 1.1 on api.cloudflare.com

Cloudflare Railgun is available when using Cloud Server Webuzo, Cloud Web Apps. Contact us to find out our latest offers! On June 4, Cloudflare will be dropping support for TLS 1.0 and 1.1 on api.cloudflare.com. Additionally, the dashboard will be moved from www.cloudflare.com/a to dash.cloudflare.com and will require a browser Continue Reading

Macau: Cloudflare Data Center 127

Cloudflare Railgun is available when using Cloud Server Webuzo, Cloud Web Apps. Contact us to find out our latest offers! Cloudflare’s 127th data center is now live in Macau, helping make over 7 million Internet facing applications safer and faster. This is our 44th data center in Asia. Cloudflare 將在澳門啟用全球第127個數據中心, Continue Reading

Riyadh, Saudi Arabia: Cloudflare Data Center #126

Cloudflare Railgun is available when using Cloud Server Webuzo, Cloud Web Apps. Contact us to find out our latest offers! We are very excited to announce Cloudflare’s 126th data center in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia (only hours after launching in Reykjavík!). This joins our existing Middle East facilities to provide even Continue Reading

Istanbul (not Constantinople): Cloudflare’s 124th Data Center

Cloudflare Railgun is available when using Cloud Server Webuzo, Cloud Web Apps. Contact us to find out our latest offers! Cloudflare is excited to turn up our newest data center in Istanbul, Turkey. This is our 124th data center globally (and 62nd country), and it is throwing a curveball in Continue Reading

Starting as an Engineering Manager

Cloudflare Railgun is available when using Cloud Server Webuzo, Cloud Web Apps. Contact us to find out our latest offers! I joined Cloudflare last week as an Engineering Manager, having previously spent 4 years working as the head of the software engineering community in the UK Government’s Digital Service (GDS). Continue Reading

Using Cloudflare Workers to identify pwned passwords

Cloudflare Railgun is available when using Cloud Server Webuzo, Cloud Web Apps. Contact us to find out our latest offers! Last week Troy Hunt launched his Pwned Password v2 service which has an API handled and cached by Cloudflare using a clever anonymity scheme. The following simple code can check Continue Reading

#PressForProgress – International Women’s Day 2018 | A Cloudflare & Branch Event

Cloudflare Railgun is available when using Cloud Server Webuzo, Cloud Web Apps. Contact us to find out our latest offers! Almost a year ago, I began my journey in the tech industry at a growing company called Cloudflare. I’m a 30-something paralegal and although I didn’t know how to write Continue Reading

How Developers got Password Security so Wrong

Cloudflare Railgun is available when using Cloud Server Webuzo, Cloud Web Apps. Contact us to find out our latest offers! Both in our real lives, and online, there are times where we need to authenticate ourselves – where we need to confirm we are who we say we are. This Continue Reading

Using Go as a scripting language in Linux

Cloudflare Railgun is available when using Cloud Server Webuzo, Cloud Web Apps. Contact us to find out our latest offers! At Cloudflare we like Go. We use it in many in-house software projects as well as parts of bigger pipeline systems. But can we take Go to the next level Continue Reading

WooCommerce 3.3.3 fix release notes

WooCommerce is available using 1 click install in Cloud Server Webuzo. Contact us to find out our latest offers! WooCommerce 3.3.3 is now available. ~9 commits made it into this release. This fixes some issues with comma based currency settings, and the variation image switcher for variable products. The full changelog Continue Reading

WooCommerce 3.3.2 fix release notes

WooCommerce is available using 1 click install in Cloud Server Webuzo. Contact us to find out our latest offers! WooCommerce 3.3.2 is now available. ~85 commits made it into this release. The full changelog is below. * Fix – Fixed admin product SKU searching and searching non-published products. * Fix Continue Reading

It’s Hard To Change The Keys To The Internet And It Involves Destroying HSM’s

Cloudflare Railgun is available when using Cloud Server Webuzo, Cloud Web Apps. Contact us to find out our latest offers! Photo by Niko Soikkeli / Unsplash The root of the DNS tree has been using DNSSEC to protect the zone content since 2010. DNSSEC is simply a mechanism to provide Continue Reading

WordPress 4.9.3 Maintenance Release

WordPress is an open source content management system available in Cloud Server Webuzo, Cloud Server cPanel and Cloud Server Plesk. More details on WordPress. Contact us to find out our latest offers! WordPress 4.9.3 is now available. This maintenance release fixes 34 bugs in 4.9, including fixes for Customizer changesets, Continue Reading

WooCommerce 3.3.1 fix release notes

WooCommerce is available using 1 click install in Cloud Server Webuzo. Contact us to find out our latest offers! WooCommerce 3.3.1 is now available. This release fixes conflicts with a handful of themes running template files from 3.2.x that were thus incompatible with the 3.3.0 update. You may have seen Continue Reading

WordPress 4.9.4 Maintenance Release

WordPress is an open source content management system available in Cloud Server Webuzo, Cloud Server cPanel and Cloud Server Plesk. More details on WordPress. Contact us to find out our latest offers! WordPress 4.9.4 is now available. This maintenance release fixes a severe bug in 4.9.3, which will cause sites Continue Reading

WooCommerce 3.3.1 status update

WooCommerce is available using 1 click install in Cloud Server Webuzo. Contact us to find out our latest offers! As you may have seen, 3.3.0 was removed from WordPress.org soon after release on Wednesday; this was to give the team time to look deeper into some theme conflicts being reported Continue Reading

Coming soon to a university near you

Cloudflare Railgun is available when using Cloud Server Webuzo, Cloud Web Apps. Contact us to find out our latest offers! Attention software engineering students: Cloudflare is coming to the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and the University of Wisconsin–Madison, and we want to meet you! We will be attending UW–Madison’s Continue Reading

How we made our page-load optimisations even faster

Cloudflare Railgun is available when using Cloud Server Webuzo, Cloud Web Apps. Contact us to find out our latest offers! In 2017 we made two of our web optimisation products – Mirage and Rocket Loader – even faster! Combined, these products speed up around 1.2 billion web-pages a week. The Continue Reading

Cloudflare Workers is now on Open Beta

Cloudflare Railgun is available when using Cloud Server Webuzo, Cloud Web Apps. Contact us to find out our latest offers! Cloudflare Workers Beta is now open! Cloudflare Workers lets you run JavaScript on Cloudflare’s edge, deploying globally to over 120+ data centers around the world in less than 30 seconds. Continue Reading

Writing complex macros in Rust: Reverse Polish Notation

Cloudflare Railgun is available when using Cloud Server Webuzo, Cloud Web Apps. Contact us to find out our latest offers! (This is a crosspost of a tutorial originally published on my personal blog) Among other interesting features, Rust has a powerful macro system. Unfortunately, even after reading The Book and Continue Reading

Large drop in traffic from the Democratic Republic of Congo

Cloudflare Railgun is available when using Cloud Server Webuzo, Cloud Web Apps. Contact us to find out our latest offers! It is not uncommon for countries around the world to interrupt Internet access for political reasons or because of social unrest. We’ve seen this many times in the past (e.g. Continue Reading

Web Cache Deception Attack revisited

Cloudflare Railgun is available when using Cloud Server Webuzo, Cloud Web Apps. Contact us to find out our latest offers! In April, we wrote about Web Cache Deception attacks, and how our customers can avoid them using origin configuration. Read that blog post to learn about how to configure your Continue Reading

WooCommerce 3.3 RC1

WooCommerce is available using 1 click install in Cloud Server Webuzo. Contact us to find out our latest offers! WooCommerce 3.3 RC1 — January 11, 2018 WooCommerce 3.3 RC1 January 11, 2018/Claudiu Lodromanean Today, the release candidate for WooCommerce 3.3 is available! 3.3 is a minor release with several improvements and Continue Reading

Meltdown and Spectre – Impact On Node.js

Node.js is a Java Script framework that can be developed on web servers in Cloud Server Webuzo or in Cloud Server cPanel. Contact us to find out our latest offers! Project zero has recently announced some new attacks that have received a lot of attention: https://googleprojectzero.blogspot.ca/2018/01/reading-privileged-memory-with-side.html. The risk from these Continue Reading

An Explanation of the Meltdown/Spectre Bugs for a Non-Technical Audience

Cloudflare Railgun is available when using Cloud Server Webuzo, Cloud Web Apps. Contact us to find out our latest offers! Last week the news of two significant computer bugs was announced. They’ve been dubbed Meltdown and Spectre. These bugs take advantage of very technical systems that modern CPUs have implemented Continue Reading

Recognizing Mautic Code Contributors

Mautic is a 1-click install application in Cloud Server Webuzo or in Cloud Server cPanel. Contact us to find out our latest offers! Originally published at dbhurley.com. Recently I decided to do a little digging into Mautic’s contributor logs to see who was doing big things when it comes to Continue Reading

How “expensive” is crypto anyway?

Cloudflare Railgun is available when using Cloud Server Webuzo, Cloud Web Apps. Contact us to find out our latest offers! I wouldn’t be surprised if the title of this post attracts some Bitcoin aficionados, but if you are such, I want to disappoint you. For me crypto means cryptography, not Continue Reading

Why TLS 1.3 isn’t in browsers yet

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Managing Your Marketing Stack Isn’t Magic

Mautic is a 1-click install application in Cloud Server Webuzo or in Cloud Server cPanel. Contact us to find out our latest offers! SPONSORED POST: Mautic.com Marketing stack. If you’ve been in marketing technology circles long enough, you’ve heard this term. It refers to all the technologies that your business Continue Reading

The Athenian Project: Helping Protect Elections

Cloudflare Railgun is available when using Cloud Server Webuzo, Cloud Web Apps. Contact us to find out our latest offers! From cyberattacks on election infrastructure, to attempted hacking of voting machines, to attacks on campaign websites, the last few years have brought us unprecedented attempts to use online vulnerabilities to Continue Reading

Navigating the Digital Marketing Maze

Mautic is a 1-click install application in Cloud Server Webuzo or in Cloud Server cPanel. Contact us to find out our latest offers! AI. Big data. Predictive marketing. As marketers, we get incredibly excited about what these new digital marketing solutions will bring to our bottom lines. They mean that Continue Reading

There’s Always Cache in the Banana Stand

Cloudflare Railgun is available when using Cloud Server Webuzo, Cloud Web Apps. Contact us to find out our latest offers! We’re happy to announce that we now support all HTTP Cache-Control response directives. This puts powerful control in the hands of you, the people running origin servers around the world. Continue Reading

WooCommerce 3.2.6 fix release notes

WooCommerce is available using 1 click install in Cloud Server Webuzo. Contact us to find out our latest offers! WooCommerce 3.2.6 fix release notes — December 13, 2017 WooCommerce 3.2.6 fix release notes December 13, 2017/Mike Jolley WooCommerce 3.2.6 is now available. This fixes various minor issues, and includes some more improvements Continue Reading

The Curious Case of Caching CSRF Tokens

Cloudflare Railgun is available when using Cloud Server Webuzo, Cloud Web Apps. Contact us to find out our latest offers! It is now commonly accepted as fact that web performance is critical for business. Slower sites can affect conversion rates on e-commerce stores, they can affect your sign-up rate on Continue Reading

WooCommerce 3.3 Beta is here!

WooCommerce is available using 1 click install in Cloud Server Webuzo. Contact us to find out our latest offers! WooCommerce 3.3 Beta is here! — December 12, 2017 WooCommerce 3.3 Beta is here! December 12, 2017/Claudiu Lodromanean Today we’re pleased to announce that WooCommerce 3.3 is available for beta testing! You can Continue Reading

McAllen, Texas: Cloudflare opens 119th Data Center just north of the Mexico border

Cloudflare Railgun is available when using Cloud Server Webuzo, Cloud Web Apps. Contact us to find out our latest offers! Five key facts to know about McAllen, Texas McAllen, Texas is on the southern tip of the Rio Grande Valley The city is named after John McAllen, who provided land Continue Reading

Why Some Phishing Emails Are Mysteriously Disappearing

Cloudflare Railgun is available when using Cloud Server Webuzo, Cloud Web Apps. Contact us to find out our latest offers! Phishing is the absolute worst. Unfortunately, sometimes phishing campaigns use Cloudflare for the very convenient, free DNS. To be clear –– there’s a difference between a compromised server being leveraged Continue Reading

The FCC Wants to Kill Net Neutrality – Use Battle for the Net on Cloudflare Apps to Fight Back

Cloudflare Railgun is available when using Cloud Server Webuzo, Cloud Web Apps. Contact us to find out our latest offers! TL;DR – Net neutrality is under attack. There’s an app on Cloudflare Apps that empowers site owners to host a popup on their sites, encouraging users to contact their congresspeople Continue Reading

The end of the road for Server: cloudflare-nginx

Cloudflare Railgun is available when using Cloud Server Webuzo, Cloud Web Apps. Contact us to find out our latest offers! Six years ago when I joined Cloudflare the company had a capital F, about 20 employees, and a software stack that was mostly NGINX, PHP and PowerDNS (there was even Continue Reading

Leverage Tags in Your Marketing Workflow

Mautic is a 1-click install application in Cloud Server Webuzo or in Cloud Server cPanel. Contact us to find out our latest offers! We’re excited to continue sharing content developed by the Mautic community. This post on tags was written by Andre Etienne. Within the amount of time I’ve been Continue Reading

Looking Forward to 2018

Let’s Encrypt is a free SSL Certificate available and integrated with Cloud Server Webuzo, Cloud Server Plesk and Cloud Server cPanel. More details on Let’s Encrypt. Contact us to find out our latest offers! Let’s Encrypt had a great year in 2017. We more than doubled the number of active Continue Reading

On the Leading Edge – Cloudflare named a leader in The Forrester Wave: DDoS Mitigation Solutions

Cloudflare Railgun is available when using Cloud Server Webuzo, Cloud Web Apps. Contact us to find out our latest offers! Cloudflare has been recognized as a leader in the “Forrester WaveTM: DDoS Mitigation Solutions, Q4 2017.” The DDoS landscape continues to evolve. The increase in sophistication, frequency, and range of Continue Reading

CAA of the Wild: Supporting a New Standard

Cloudflare Railgun is available when using Cloud Server Webuzo, Cloud Web Apps. Contact us to find out our latest offers! One thing we take pride in at Cloudflare is embracing new protocols and standards that help make the Internet faster and safer. Sometimes this means that we’ll launch support for Continue Reading

Make SSL boring again

Cloudflare Railgun is available when using Cloud Server Webuzo, Cloud Web Apps. Contact us to find out our latest offers! It may (or may not!) come as surprise, but a few months ago we migrated Cloudflare’s edge SSL connection termination stack to use BoringSSL: Google’s crypto and SSL implementation that Continue Reading

Data Confidentiality/Integrity Vulnerability, December 2017

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Introducing the Cloudflare Warp Ingress Controller for Kubernetes

Cloudflare Railgun is available when using Cloud Server Webuzo, Cloud Web Apps. Contact us to find out our latest offers! It’s ironic that the one thing most programmers would really rather not have to spend time dealing with is… a computer. When you write code it’s written in your head, Continue Reading

What I learned at my first Cloudflare Retreat

Cloudflare Railgun is available when using Cloud Server Webuzo, Cloud Web Apps. Contact us to find out our latest offers! For the last seven years, Cloudflare has taken the entire company off site for a few days at the end of the year for a company retreat. Back in 2010, Continue Reading

WordPress 4.9.1 Security and Maintenance Release

WordPress is an open source content management system available in Cloud Server Webuzo, Cloud Server cPanel and Cloud Server Plesk. More details on WordPress. Contact us to find out our latest offers! WordPress 4.9.1 is now available. This is a security and maintenance release for all versions since WordPress 3.7. Continue Reading

Cloudflare Apps Platform Update: November Edition

Cloudflare Railgun is available when using Cloud Server Webuzo, Cloud Web Apps. Contact us to find out our latest offers! Since our last newsletter, dozens of developers like you have reached out with ideas for new kinds of apps that weren’t yet possible. These are some of my favorite conversations Continue Reading

The New DDoS Landscape

Cloudflare Railgun is available when using Cloud Server Webuzo, Cloud Web Apps. Contact us to find out our latest offers! News outlets and blogs will frequently compare DDoS attacks by the volume of traffic that a victim receives. Surely this makes some sense, right? The greater the volume of traffic Continue Reading

Want to try Warp? We just enabled the beta for you

Cloudflare Railgun is available when using Cloud Server Webuzo, Cloud Web Apps. Contact us to find out our latest offers! Tomorrow is Thanksgiving in the United States. It’s a holiday for getting together with family characterized by turkey dinner and whatever it is that happens in American football. While celebrating Continue Reading

WooCommerce 3.2.5 fix release notes

WooCommerce is available using 1 click install in Cloud Server Webuzo. Contact us to find out our latest offers! WooCommerce 3.2.5 fix release notes — November 22, 2017 WooCommerce 3.2.5 fix release notes November 22, 2017/Mike Jolley WooCommerce 3.2.5 is now available. This fixes a few compatibility issues with WordPress 4.9, and Continue Reading

Releasing AddThis on Cloudflare Apps: Making Disciplined Product Design Decisions

Cloudflare Railgun is available when using Cloud Server Webuzo, Cloud Web Apps. Contact us to find out our latest offers! This is a guest post by Emily Schwartz, Product Manager for the AddThis team at Oracle. With a background in digital media that has spanned across NPR, WaPo Labs, Trove, Continue Reading

WooCommerce 3.2.4 security/fix release notes

WooCommerce is available using 1 click install in Cloud Server Webuzo. Contact us to find out our latest offers! WooCommerce 3.2.4 security/fix release notes — November 16, 2017 WooCommerce 3.2.4 security/fix release notes November 16, 2017November 16, 2017/Mike Jolley WooCommerce 3.2.4 is now available. This is a security release for all previous Continue Reading

Mautic 2.11.0: Simplifying the Customer Relationship

Mautic is a 1-click install application in Cloud Server Webuzo or in Cloud Server cPanel. Contact us to find out our latest offers! How often do we discover challenges in our organizations? If we’re being honest, all organizations deal with challenges each and every day. What is our reaction? Do Continue Reading

7 Cloudflare Apps Which Increase User Engagement on Your Site

Cloudflare Railgun is available when using Cloud Server Webuzo, Cloud Web Apps. Contact us to find out our latest offers! Cloudflare Apps now lists 95 apps from apps which grow email lists to apps which acquire new customers to apps which help site owners make more money. The great thing Continue Reading

The Super Secret Cloudflare Master Plan, or why we acquired Neumob

Cloudflare Railgun is available when using Cloud Server Webuzo, Cloud Web Apps. Contact us to find out our latest offers! We announced today that Cloudflare has acquired Neumob. Neumob’s team built exceptional technology to speed up mobile apps, reduce errors on challenging mobile networks, and increase conversions. Cloudflare will integrate Continue Reading

WordPress 4.9 Release Candidate 3

WordPress is an open source content management system available in Cloud Server Webuzo, Cloud Server cPanel and Cloud Server Plesk. More details on WordPress. Contact us to find out our latest offers! The third release candidate for WordPress 4.9 is now available. A release candidate (RC) means we think we’re Continue Reading

Thwarting the Tactics of the Equifax Attackers

Cloudflare Railgun is available when using Cloud Server Webuzo, Cloud Web Apps. Contact us to find out our latest offers! We are now 3 months on from one of the biggest, most significant data breaches in history, but has it redefined people’s awareness on security? The answer to that is Continue Reading

Go, don’t collect my garbage

Cloudflare Railgun is available when using Cloud Server Webuzo, Cloud Web Apps. Contact us to find out our latest offers! Not long ago I needed to benchmark the performance of Golang on a many-core machine. I took several of the benchmarks that are bundled with the Go source code, copied Continue Reading

On the dangers of Intel’s frequency scaling

Cloudflare Railgun is available when using Cloud Server Webuzo, Cloud Web Apps. Contact us to find out our latest offers! While I was writing the post comparing the new Qualcomm server chip, Centriq, to our current stock of Intel Skylake-based Xeons, I noticed a disturbing phenomena. When benchmarking OpenSSL 1.1.1dev, Continue Reading

ARM Takes Wing: Qualcomm vs. Intel CPU comparison

Cloudflare Railgun is available when using Cloud Server Webuzo, Cloud Web Apps. Contact us to find out our latest offers! One of the nicer perks I have here at Cloudflare is access to the latest hardware, long before it even reaches the market. Until recently I mostly played with Intel Continue Reading

Privacy Pass – “The Math”

Cloudflare Railgun is available when using Cloud Server Webuzo, Cloud Web Apps. Contact us to find out our latest offers! This is a guest post by Alex Davidson, a PhD student in Cryptography at Royal Holloway, University of London, who is part of the team that developed Privacy Pass. Alex Continue Reading

Cloudflare supports Privacy Pass

Cloudflare Railgun is available when using Cloud Server Webuzo, Cloud Web Apps. Contact us to find out our latest offers! Enabling anonymous access to the web with privacy-preserving cryptography Cloudflare supports Privacy Pass, a recently-announced privacy-preserving protocol developed in collaboration with researchers from Royal Holloway and the University of Waterloo. Continue Reading

WooCommerce 3.2.3 fix release notes

WooCommerce is available using 1 click install in Cloud Server Webuzo. Contact us to find out our latest offers! WooCommerce 3.2.3 fix release notes — November 2, 2017 WooCommerce 3.2.3 fix release notes November 2, 2017/Mike Jolley The WooCommerce 3.2.3 fix release is now available. You can download it from WordPress.org or Continue Reading

Mautic 2.10.0: Making Connections Matter

Mautic is a 1-click install application in Cloud Server Webuzo or in Cloud Server cPanel. Contact us to find out our latest offers! Let’s be honest. Process handoffs within your business require real focus and attention. These handoffs happen from marketing to sales, sales to services, services to accounting and Continue Reading

OpenSSL update, 1.0.2k

Node.js is a Java Script framework that can be developed on web servers in Cloud Server Webuzo or in Cloud Server cPanel. Contact us to find out our latest offers! Updates are now available for all active Node.js release lines. The following releases are bundled with OpenSSL 1.0.2k: While this Continue Reading

WordPress 4.8.3 Security Release

WordPress is an open source content management system available in Cloud Server Webuzo, Cloud Server cPanel and Cloud Server Plesk. More details on WordPress. Contact us to find out our latest offers! WordPress 4.8.3 is now available. This is a security release for all previous versions and we strongly encourage Continue Reading

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