Introducing DNSRepo

For over a decade Daniel and I have been building very big networks. These networks have amassed massive amounts  of usage data and for years it was what we used to get smarter about how we identified and mitigated attacks. When asked, what made us different, it was always about two things:   The ability…

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Introducing Support for WebSockets

The NOC platform offers its customers a global CDN / WAF. This technology runs on an anycast network that has points of presence around the world. While anyone with a domain can use the platform, Agencies and Hosts get the most bang for their buck on our platform.   We’re excited to announce support for…

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Active Exploits against CVE-2021-41773 (Apache Web Server Exploit)

The NOC platform offers its customers a global CDN / WAF. This technology runs on an anycast network that has points of presence around the world. This network design allows us to give our customers exceptional performance, but also gives us the ability to glean insights about what is happening on the web. Today we…

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WooCommerce Patches Two SQLi Vulnerabilities

Yesterday, WooCommerce released an urgent announcement encouraging users to update because of a serious vulnerability.   They don’t get into the details, but for us it’s imperative to understand what they are patching so that we can virtually patch at the edge via the NOC Web Application Firewall (WAF). Especially when it comes to a…

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Evolving the CDN / WAF Stack

A decade ago we built our first CDN/WAF solution. It was built from a need to keep websites from getting reinfected.   At the time, our company was focused on identifying and remediating hacked websites. What we learned in the process is that it really doesn’t matter what you tell a website owner, they will…

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Securing WordPress in The Enterprise

Approaching a web applications security is as much about mindset as it is about the tools and configurations you deploy. It’s why security professional always talk about people > process > technology. Unfortunately, in almost every incident response instance the former components, of people and process, are often nonexistent.   I blame a lot of…

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Optimized Origin with the NOC CDN

A core component of setting up a Content Delivery Network (CDN) is defining the origin of the site. This origin is traditionally the IP address for the server that houses the site content. It’s where the CDN will be pulling content from. A few CDN’s even allow you to specify multiple origins, empowering admins to…

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