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Questions tagged [caching]

Cache is a component that transparently stores data so that future requests for that data can be served faster. The data that is stored within a cache might be values that have been computed earlier or duplicates of original values that are stored elsewhere. If requested data is contained in the cache (cache hit), this request can be served by simply reading the cache, which is comparatively faster.

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What should I do if I type my password in the address bar, or type password in google search?

When someone accidentally types his or her password in one of the following three locations and presses enter, what should they do? username text box address bar Google search What do you suggest, ...
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Can I use CloudFlare if I want to avoid NSA and FISA secret orders? [closed]

We're running a web service in Europe, secured with TLS and we're using private keys generated on our private hardware. We would like to use CloudFlare for DDoS protection and caching reverse proxy. ...
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What is risk of having memcache in public interface?

To what extent a hacker can potentially cause harm to a server? Can you please give few examples? Recently, there was a data breach in my website and I found out this interface was public-facing and ...