Cyber Security Lab
IT Security & IT Forensics Examples

Web Forensics

HTTP Headers

Influence of the HTTP headers on the resulting traces.


Analyze the effects of the different HTTP headers on the creation of traces during a Fernish evaluation. Each page has a unique ID.

Is all data stored in the cache as usual when the HTTP header is set?

Which additional entries can be created by the HTTP headers in the web browser?

Exercise D: Cache-Control: no-cache

ID: XCachControlNoCache

Solution of the exercise

With this option no files are stored in the cache. Neither the HTML file nor external resources.