DDoS Attacks Whitepaper

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Distributed Denial-of-service (DDoS) attacks are on the rise and have evolved into complex and overwhelming security challenges. Cloudflare's advanced DDoS protection matches the sophistication and scale of such threats and can be used to mitigate DDoS attacks of all forms and sizes. CloudFlare’s advanced DDoS protection, provisioned as a service at the network edge, matches the sophistication and scale of such threats, and can be used to mitigate DDoS attacks of all forms and sizes including those that target the UDP and ICMP protocols, as well as SYN/ACK, DNS amplification and Layer 7 attacks. This document explains the anatomy of each attack method and how the CloudFlare network is designed to protect your web presence from such threats.

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