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CloudFlare security service goes down after router failure

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.

By March 3, 2013

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Nginx upgrade funded by fans of Google's SPDY Web protocol

Nginx will move to the latest version of Google's Web-speedup software with funding from CloudFlare, MaxCDN, and WordPress developer Automattic.

By December 20, 2013

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China's Internet hit by DDoS attack; sites down for hours

The country's Internet watchdog says that the Net is back online for the country and that it will work to improve security.

By August 26, 2013

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Record-breaking DDoS attack in Europe hits 400Gbps

A distributed-denial-of-service attack peaked some 33 percent higher than last year's Spamhaus attack, the previous DDoS record-holder.

By February 11, 2014

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DDoS attack is launched from 162,000 WordPress sites

Using unsuspecting WordPress sites as amplification vectors, a hacker takes down a popular Web site for hours.

By March 11, 2014

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Did the spam cyber fight really slow down the Internet?

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.

By March 27, 2013

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Google reactivates Speak2Tweet for Syrian Internet cutoff

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.

By November 30, 2012

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Namecheap targeted in monumental DDoS attack

The service known for hosting millions of Web sites is the victim of a cyberattack that knocked out connections for domains around the world.

By February 20, 2014

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Counter-confab TrustyCon to host speakers boycotting RSA Conference

A new conference focusing on issues of "trust" at the intersection of privacy and security will take place during RSA's annual show.

By January 17, 2014

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WikiLeaks Party launches, goes down under DDoS

The Wikileaks Party has launched in Australia, announcing its candidates, only to have its official site go down under a DDoS attack from an American "hacktivist".

By July 25, 2013