Category: DDoS

Making Your Website Faster and Safer with Cloudflare

Cloudflare is an industry leader in the content-delivery space, reducing load and speeding up millions of websites. What is peculiar about this provider is that it didn’t start as speed-up/performance tool, but was instead born from Project Honeypot, which was conceived as a spam and hacking protection service. ...

How to Defend Your Website with Zip Bombs

If you have ever hosted a website or even administrated a server, you’ll be very well aware of bad people trying bad things with your stuff. When I first hosted my own little linux box with SSH access at age 13, I read through the logs daily and reported the IPs (mostly from China and Russia) who tried to connect...

How to Choose a DDoS Protection Service for Your Websites

This article was sponsored by Incapsula. Thank you for supporting the partners who make SitePoint possible. Unless you’ve taken the necessary steps to protect your websites, they’re highly vulnerable to DDoS attacks. Now you might think of a DDoS attack as the attack that knocked out French news sites after the...