DDoS attack

Most of this month, we were dealing with a malicious DDoS attack. In response, we worked with security experts to help protect our infrastructure from future attacks.

  • Built admin functionality for clearing spam traffic
  • Moved current visitors from MySQL to DynamoDB to ensure faster performance
  • Fixd "Not a number" error on brand new events
  • We received expert guidance on configuring our firewall to protect our application from DDoS attacks
  • Added application level spam protection
  • Removed old code that was no longer in use
Nov 1, 2020

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