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How Cloudflare can help stop malware before it reaches your app

Blog post created on 2023-01-04


WAFs are optimised for scanning HTTP requests inline and are normally set up as reverse proxies. This works well in the context of standard HTTP requests but quickly becomes hard when the HTTP request payload is in binary or other file format, as much compute intensive scanning is required.

In this post I announce the availability of our first iteration for inline virus scanning for file uploads as part of the web application firewall.

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