Service ‘Claudfleur’ ​​under attack ‘denial of service’ and stop for an hour




Service ‘Claudfleur’ ​​under attack ‘denial of service’ and stop for an hour

March 3, 2013

CloudFlare security service stopped about an hour today because of a malfunction in the hardware system adopted by the transformers.

In the details that the disorder began at 9:47 am GMT, which led to the removal of the security class for more than 785 thousand sites on the Internet uses Claudfleur service.

Said co-founder and CEO Claudfleur Matthew Prince through the company blog on the Internet that imbalance occurred while addressing attacks with a variety of sources of type “denial of service”.

The Prince has been re-service to work again after an hour of stoppage, and said that the company is analyzing the reason behind this imbalance and that it will indemnify its customers.

He also pointed out that there are many similarities between today cessation Claudfleur services and Internet service outage in Syria in the past year. The imbalance in service today was not at an international level or motivated sabotage, but the effect is the same as the route was changed Internet, making it stop.

Noteworthy that this kind of attack is called in some circles “Internet بإيدز”. The files are without breaking passwords or steal confidential data. And are denial of service attacks that the attacker simply launching a program that تزحم data traffic to your site and thus inhibit any other user from accessing it.

Overall exist such attacks years ago, but that power is now greater than at any time ago, and it reached a stage of maturity to target specific objectives and intended for commercial purposes.
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