New Can I Trust Test Case: Browser returns secret out of pre-cached response in a CORS-Request
A new Can I Trust Test Case ist available.
This time the topic is the following:
If a browser does not retrieve a Cache-Control-Header after an authenticated request against an API, which subsequently serves a secret content, does the browser serves the cached secret content if a foreign website queries the same API again without authenticating again? Does this work even Cross-Domain?
You will find the answer under:
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