Social media behemoth Facebook has released its first post about how the site and its associated properties Instagram, WhatsApp and Oculus Web went down for six hours on Tuesday AEDT – but reading it is of little use.
Web infrastructure and website security company Cloudflare has beaten Facebook to the punch in explaining why the latter suffered a major outage earlier today, with the site disappearing from the Web at about 2.30am AEDT.
The A and AAA domain name system records for Facebook, Instagram and WhatsApp have disappeared, leading to the blackout of the three sites from the Internet, in what appears to be a problem caused by a border gateway protocol mistake.
Cybersecurity and Internet infrastructure company Cloudflare has announced a new object storage product, Cloudflare R2, allowing developers to store large amounts of data without the large fees imposed by AWS S3 egress.
Collaboration and productivity software provider Atlassian has appointed Michelle Zatlyn to its board of directors.
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As usual, Nvidia had a raft of product announcements ready for its annual GTC conference which started today. Among the standouts were the Grace data centre CPU, a next-generation BlueField DPU, Omniverse Enterprise for 3D collaboration, and updates to the company's Drive platform.
Web acceleration and security provider Cloudflare's new Page Shield feature aims to protect sites and their users from malicious code introduced through third-party dependencies.
What should developers prioritise in 2021 to adapt to a changing landscape? iTWire sought answers to this question from a variety of industry experts.
Not all applications are suited to serverless, but most are, according to a Cloudflare executive.
Phillip Britt is, in my biased view, one of the few people on the face of the earth who was born to be an Internet service provider. From all appearances, Britt enjoys his work as the head of Aussie Broadband; he does something which very few tech entrepreneurs — Cloudflare's Matthew Prince is another who comes to mind — do: come clean with customers when there is a screw-up.
An Internet outage in the US on Friday, which was blamed on Iran by a Twitter account known as AS-Source News that has now been deleted, was due to a configuration error on Friday made by Cloudflare staff, the company's chief executive Matthew Prince has acknowledged.
The outages experienced by many companies in the US on Tuesday (Australian time) were apparently due to T-Mobile making changes to its network configuration resulting in a series of cascading failures for its users which affected both voice and data networks, the chief executive and co-founder of web-infrastructure and website-security company, Cloudflare claims.
A botched firewall ruleset deployment took down the content delivery network Cloudflare on Tuesday, generating 502 errors. It was caused by a huge spike in CPU utilisation on the company's network.
Content delivery services provider Cloudflare has blamed US telco Verizon for a large-scale border gateway protocol leak on Monday night (Australian time) that caused many large sites to be inaccessible.
American content delivery network and cloud service provider Akamai says it would immediately block access to offensive content like child pornography stored by a customer if it deems this to be in violation of its acceptable use policy.
Reverse proxy and DDoS protection provider Cloudflare says it will not stop providing services to the website 8chan, despite clear indications that the site hosts child pornography, pointing out that it does not have the ability to take content offline and has a process in place to tackle issues of this nature.
Content delivery network provider Cloudflare has launched what it calls a privacy-oriented domain name system with two IP addresses, 220.127.116.11 and 18.104.22.168.
Australian retail and wholesale management platform, Neto, will bundle Cloudflare into its standard SaaS solution at no additional cost.
Content delivery network Cloudflare has revealed that it recently fixed a serious software bug in its infrastructure that may have led to the exposure of cookies, passwords and user authentication tokens.
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