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Questions tagged [dns-prefetch]

A feature in browsers, letting them fetch DNS records for reasources before you access them to improve performance. This can lead to data leaks.

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Does Chrome respect the X-DNS-Prefetch-Control header?

If my web page returns X-DNS-Prefetch-Control=off, will Chrome do DNS prefetch for links like these?: <link rel="dns-prefetch" href="http://www.spreadfirefox.com/"> I know Firefox and Chromium ...
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What security implications does DNS prefetching have?

To improve performance, most browsers prefetch DNS records for linked resources in the background so that the browser already knows where to send the request the instant you click the link. This is ...