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  • Cloudflare moves into video with the launch of Cloudflare Stream

    Cloudflare moves into video with the launch of Cloudflare Stream

    Cloudflare has made a name for itself as a content delivery platform and security company, offering services to help keep websites up and running (sometimes running into a little controversy in the process). Now, as the company marks its 7th birthday — it actually launched on September 27, 2010 — it’s moving into another new area, literally and figuratively. Cloudflare is… Read More

  • Cloudflare now offers unmetered DDoS attack mitigation

    Cloudflare now offers unmetered DDoS attack mitigation

    Cloudflare turns seven this week and it wants to give your network a present. Should your website come under Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attack, it will never charge you additional fees, or (and this is important) kick you off the network. Cloudflare CEO Matthew Prince has pledged unmetered DDoS mitigation, regardless of the size of the attack and no matter what level of service you… Read More

  • Another neo-Nazi site, Stormfront, is shut down

    Another neo-Nazi site, Stormfront, is shut down

    Stormfront, the oldest neo-Nazi forum on the web, has been shut down by its name provider, Network Solutions, and the domain officially put on hold. The news followed the shutdown of DailyStormer, another supremacist site. Stormfront began in 1990s as a dial-up BBS and then morphed into a website and forum in about 1995. It has been registered at Network Solutions since 1995. The… Read More

  • The Daily Stormer was back online for a quick second

    The Daily Stormer was back online for a quick second

    Neo-Nazi site The Daily Stormer is running out of options to stay online. There has been a public outcry against tech companies helping websites, such as The Daily Stormer. On August 18th, the team behind The Daily Stormer found a way to put the website back online. But now that NameCheap has taken down the website’s new domain name, it is back offline for most people. If you want to host… Read More

  • Cloudflare CEO calls for a system to regulate hateful internet content

    Cloudflare CEO calls for a system to regulate hateful internet content

    Cloudflare CEO Matthew Prince has called for the implementation of a framework to govern how the internet’s gatekeepers deal with cases like The Daily Stormer. This comes after a number of tech companies have revoked support for the neo-Nazi website for its close association with the violent far-right demonstrations in Charlottesville. Seven-year-old Cloudflare took the step of… Read More

  • Run to the rock

    Run to the rock

    The past week has been a tough one for lovers of freedom. Slippery slopes have been slid down and a side of the human mind that once remained in shadow has reared its head. Charlottesville is just the first step down a dark road. In real life, on the public square, our support of freedom of speech and public assembly – a freedom that has long helped hater and lover alike – is… Read More

  • DigitalOcean and Cloudflare ditch neo-Nazi client, The Daily Stormer

    DigitalOcean and Cloudflare ditch neo-Nazi client, The Daily Stormer

    Following the violent far right demonstrations in Charlottesville at the weekend, another two web services companies have terminated their business relationships with the Nazi propaganda website, The Daily Stormer. Read More

  • After Charlottesville, more web service providers ditch The Daily Stormer for TOS violations

    After Charlottesville, more web service providers ditch The Daily Stormer for TOS violations

    The Daily Stormer, a U.S. white supremacist website which self-bills as “The World’s Most Genocidal Republican Website” and includes a discussion board on “Nazi lifestyle”, currently appears to be offline. Several more web services companies have said they have dropped it as a customer. Read More

  • This 32-year-old state senator is trying to get patent trolls out of Massachusetts

    This 32-year-old state senator is trying to get patent trolls out of Massachusetts

    When the internet security company Cloudflare decided to engage in all-out war with what it views as a “dangerous new breed of patent troll,” it found a receptive audience with Eric Lesser, who became the youngest state senator in Massachusetts when elected to office in 2014. Senator Lesser, now a 32-year-old in his second two-year-term, was in the same Harvard fraternity as… Read More

  • The hunted becomes the hunter: How Cloudflare’s fight with a ‘patent troll’ could alter the game

    The hunted becomes the hunter: How Cloudflare’s fight with a ‘patent troll’ could alter the game

    Matthew Prince knew what was coming. The CEO of Cloudflare, an internet security company and content delivery network in San Francisco, was behind his desk when the emails began. College classmates-turned-defense attorneys were reaching out to say hello and to ask: did Prince perhaps need help to fight a lawsuit they’d seen filed against Cloudflare? Read More

  • Crunch Report | A bad day for cybersecurity

    Today’s Stories A massive new ransomware attack is spreading around the globe Target’s next-day essentials delivery service opens to customers in pilot test Cloudflare launches app development platform, announces $100M investment fund Uber now lets you request a ride for someone else Credits Written and Hosted by: John Mannes
    Filmed by: Joe Zolnoski
    Edited by: Gregory… Read More

  • Cloudflare launches app development platform, announces $100M investment fund

    Cloudflare launches app development platform, announces $100M investment fund

    Cloudflare launched a brand new app development platform today called Cloudflare Apps, and announced the $100 million Cloudflare Developer Fund, started by its investors to back some of the better ideas. The platform lets developers build apps that take advantage of the Cloudflare ecosystem, place them in the Cloudflare Apps store and provide an easy way to add new functionality such as a map or… Read More

  • Trolling the patent trolls

    Trolling the patent trolls

    “Don’t feed the trolls,” the popular wisdom goes. But with a new project, Cloudflare is taking things a little farther — the company is trying to starve its trolls out by taking away their revenue. Patent lawsuits against tech companies are fairly common, and most companies will simply settle with their opponents rather than fund an expensive, lengthy legal defense. Read More

  • Cloudflare debuts a security solution for IoT

    Cloudflare debuts a security solution for IoT

    Cloudflare, the content delivery network that promises speed and security for websites, announced today that it’s moving into the internet-of-things industry with a security product called Orbit. Now, instead of just securing websites, Cloudflare wants to secure IoT devices too. Orbit has been developed over the last 18 months in response to customer demand, Cloudflare CEO Matthew Price… Read More

  • Federal court decides that Adobe can’t stay under a gag order over search warrant forever

    Federal court decides that Adobe can’t stay under a gag order over search warrant forever

    According to newly unsealed documents, a federal court in California ruled that it is unlawful for Adobe to remain under an indefinite gag order regarding a search warrant for one of its users. In the ruling, the Los Angeles court concluded that the government had not made a sufficient argument to support the ongoing nature of a gag order it issued to Adobe in 2016. Read More

  • Project Zero uncovers a nasty Wi-Fi chip exploit

    Project Zero uncovers a nasty Wi-Fi chip exploit

    Google’s Project Zero has been on a roll lately, unveiling sophisticated bugs in Cloudflare, LastPass and now Broadcom, a Wi-Fi chip supplier whose product is found in iPhones, Nexuses and Samsung devices. Read More

  • CREDO and Cloudflare argue against national security letter gag orders

    CREDO and Cloudflare argue against national security letter gag orders

    Earlier this week, the FBI finally allowed Cloudflare and CREDO Mobile to identify themselves as recipients of national security letters, which allow the agency to secretly order tech companies to hand over customer data. (The FBI initially allowed Cloudflare and CREDO to disclose some but not all of their NSLs; TechCrunch reported in January the two companies had received additional NSLs… Read More

  • Cloudbleed investigation turns up a million leaks but no signs of exploitation

    Cloudbleed investigation turns up a million leaks but no signs of exploitation

    Since Cloudflare revealed a bug that caused random chunks of data to leak from customer websites, including Fitbit and OkCupid, the company has worked to determine the extent of the problem. It turns out that the vulnerability caused extensive leaks — which isn’t much of a surprise, given the sheer number of websites that use Cloudflare for its security and performance… Read More

  • Crunch Report | Tesla and Rollercoasters

    Waymo is suing Otto and Uber for allegedly stealing its trade secrets, Layer gets more funding and acquires Cola, a major Cloudflare bug leaked sensitive data from customers’ websites and Elon Musk addresses unionization concerns at Tesla. All this on Crunch Report. Read More

  • How to secure your data after the Cloudflare leak

    How to secure your data after the Cloudflare leak

    Cloudflare revealed yesterday that a bug in its code caused sensitive data to leak from some of the major websites that use its performance enhancement and security services. Uber, Fitbit, OkCupid and 1Password are among Cloudflare’s millions of clients, and it’s possible that personal data such as authentication tokens and cookies leaked from many client websites during the… Read More

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