The hour-long outage occurred when the Web security service detected a DDoS attack against one of its customers and tried to defend against it.
A distributed-denial-of-service attack peaked some 33 percent higher than last year's Spamhaus attack, the previous DDoS record-holder.
The country's Internet watchdog says that the Net is back online for the country and that it will work to improve security.
Using unsuspecting WordPress sites as amplification vectors, a hacker takes down a popular Web site for hours.
Nginx will move to the latest version of Google's Web-speedup software with funding from CloudFlare, MaxCDN, and WordPress developer Automattic.
The service known for hosting millions of Web sites is the victim of a cyberattack that knocked out connections for domains around the world.
Reports of a virtual attack on a spam-fighting organization say the events brought down most of the Web, but new reports suggest it was blown out of proportion.
A new conference focusing on issues of "trust" at the intersection of privacy and security will take place during RSA's annual show.
A service to broadcast voice messages over Twitter is back up and running as Google tries to sidestep Syria's Net blackout -- but it might not work so well with curtailed Syrian phone services.
Internet engineers have known for at least 13 years how to stop major distributed denial of service attacks. But thanks to a combination of economics and inertia, attacks continue. Here's why.