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What Is a Distributed Denial-of-Service (DDoS) Attack? | Cloudflare
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You may have seen something “checking your browser” when going onto one of your favorite websites. This was Cloudflare at work. So what is Cloudflare, well to be simple Cloudflare is DDoS (Distributed Denial of Service attack) protection and it also provides a myriad of other network security measures. The company was founded in 2009 and began taking the world by storm ever since. Today Cloudflare protects almost 15% of the total websites on the internet. Although whenever

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Cloudflare has to perform any sort of updates it also takes 15% of the internet with it. This may be one of the reasons why for short periods of time you’re not able to access some popular websites. This entire company is basically some good guys trying to solve a puzzle to stop the bad guys, this same principle could be applied to a myriad of different in-person situations.

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