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Apple and Cloudflare Develop New Privacy-Focused Internet Protocol
Cloudflare has today announced that it has developed a new internet protocol, in collaboration with engineers from Apple and Fastly, focused on privacy (via TechCrunch). The protocol, dubbed "Oblivious DNS-over-HTTPS," or "ODoH," makes it more difficult for internet service providers to know which websites users have visited. When visiting a website, browsers use a DNS resolver to...
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Cloudflare Bug That Leaked Sensitive User Data From Various Websites and Apps Now Fixed
Content delivery network Cloudflare has confirmed the existence of a bug that caused search engines to cache sensitive user data from a variety of well-known apps and websites. Google researcher Tavis Ormandy discovered and reported the bug to Cloudflare, and the company has since fixed the bug and published a detailed blog post about exactly what happened. According to Cloudflare, the period...