Google securely encrypted web searches
Posted By webmaster on October 20, 2011
Google has announced that web-users who’re signed into a Google account will now benefit from securely encrypted web searches.
The company says its adding the same SSL encryption protocol it users to keep your Gmail account for Google search results to keep away prying eyes.
The company, which continues to abide by its “don’t be evil” mantra says that if you’re signed into your account, web searches will automatically be diverted to https://www.google.com – note the extra ‘s’.
Increasingly customised experience
In a post on the company blog, Google says that as personalised search becomes more and more important, its crucial that the privacy of what we’re Googling is of the utmost importance.
“As search becomes an increasingly customized experience, we recognize the growing importance of protecting the we deliver. As a result, we’re enhancing our default search experience for signed-in users.
“This change encrypts your search queries and Google’s results page. This is especially important when you’re using an unsecured Internet connection, such as a WiFi hotspot in an Internet cafe,” the blog said. [read more…]