[Owasp-Malaysia] Mitigate ddos with Cloudflare or similar?

Shaiffulnizam Mohamad shaifful at joomla.my
Wed Nov 10 02:38:40 EST 2010


They also suffer from DDoS recently, and have to take down their
amsterdam server. Hehehe,

On Wed, Nov 10, 2010 at 6:25 AM, James Tan <jameztcc at gmail.com> wrote:
> hi everyone,
>
> anyone tried #cloudflare (http://cloudflare.com)? they supposed to mitigate
> bad guys attacking websites besides being a cdn.
>
> if that works, maybe a similar and Open infra could be setup to buffer
> attacks by distribution of 'proxies' and scale on demand of required
> resources to allow more connections (since newer attacks could be trickled).
>
> of course also use forms / validation activities to identify real human
> sessions or bot behavior. CF does it with captcha and honeypot/Google DB.
>
> thanks,
> James Tan
>
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