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Inside the infamous Mirai IoT Botnet: A Retrospective Analysis

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This is a guest post by Elie Bursztein who writes about security and anti-abuse research. It was first published on his blog and has been lightly edited. This post provides a retrospective analysis of Mirai — the infamous Internet-of-Things botnet that took down major websites via massive distributed denial-of-service using hundreds

Releasing AddThis on Cloudflare Apps: Making Disciplined Product Design Decisions

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This is a guest post by Emily Schwartz, Product Manager for the AddThis team at Oracle. With a background in digital media that has spanned across NPR, WaPo Labs, Trove, and others, Emily cares deeply about helping publishers leverage data and technology for success. The Process of Paring Down When

Helping to make LuaJIT faster

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This is a guest post by Laurence Tratt, who is a programmer and Reader in Software Development in the Department of Informatics at King's College London where he leads the Software Development Team. He is also an EPSRC Fellow. Programming language Virtual Machines (VMs) are familiar beasts: we use them

CloudFlare Guest Blog Post: Liew Cheon Fong

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Liew Cheon Fong (a.k.a LiewCF) is a full-time tech blogger from Malaysia writing about tech news, tech tips and gadget reviews at: www.liewcf.com My blog (http://liewcf.com) was frequently coming under heavy server load because of malicious traffic. The malicious traffic to my blog frequently