# What is Cloudfare????!!!!

Hello, Brilliant Staff. I have a doubt.........I had saved a lot of links in my bookmark tab.......but whenever I open them, a message appears stating that
" Checking your browser before accessing brilliant.org. This process is automatic. Your browser will redirect to your requested content shortly.

Please allow up to 5 seconds…

DDoS protection by Cloudflare Ray ID: 47821f6f7af92ef3

"

And the ray ID keeps on changing very time.................Also, most of the sets are not visible.........Also, if I go to the feed of some people, the older problems don't appear!!!!! All the stuff which I have saved is now turning useless............!!! Could you please change this??? .

Note by Aaghaz Mahajan
1 year, 3 months ago

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Cloudflare triggers their DDoS protection when you do a lot of stuff in a very short period of time. So the solution, don't do a lot of stuff in a short amount of time. If you want to trigger the DDoS protection webpage at your will, though, just keep refreshing any webpage on brilliant.

- 1 year ago

This happens on every website.

- 1 year, 1 month ago

The reason everyone is using Cloudflare is that DDoS attacks have become so annoyingly common :(

Staff - 1 year, 1 month ago

This happened to me too and after a day it stopped. This note contains some tricks that can access to some pages that Brilliant stuff have been deleted.

- 1 year, 3 months ago

Yeah.......saw that.............Thanks!!! :)

- 1 year, 3 months ago

Hi @Aaghaz Mahajan, and @Jon Haussmann – Cloudflare is a service that we pay in order to protect us from DDoS attacks, which are becoming quite frequent on Brilliant. If you leave more time between opening your bookmarks, this shouldn't happen (or happen less often).

I'm sorry for the pain, but, this is a fact of life on the internet today.

Staff - 1 year, 3 months ago

Sir, it has stopped now...........thanks for the tip though!!! :)

- 1 year, 3 months ago

Ohhh......I see Sir.......So, that means that this can't be controlled???? Also, is there no way to avoid this??? Because sometimes even when you check the feed of some people and go to their sets, for instance in PI Han Goh's sets, an error occurs and the page just refreshes back to the feed..............and that becomes quite irritating after some time........
But yes, I'll try your suggestion too.........hoping that it would work............!! Thanks for responding!!!

- 1 year, 3 months ago

I just want to add that I've been experiencing this too. Good to know that it's not just me.

- 1 year, 3 months ago

@Calvin Lin Sir, please look into this matter...................

- 1 year, 3 months ago

Yes. This needs to be looked upon as everyone are facing the same problem.

- 1 year, 3 months ago

I agree !!!! And it is persisting for about a week now!!!!!

- 1 year, 3 months ago