Google encrypted

May 30th, 2010 by Stephen Jones Leave a reply »

 Google is rolling out an  encrypted version of its search engineto protect Internet users from having their searches sniffed by others on their network. The new version of Google is SSL encrypted is located at https://www.google.com. Like many of Google’s other changes, it’s being rolled out slowly to all users who choose to search securely.

SSL search means that an encrypted connection is created between your browser and Google’s servers. When you perform a search, your search terms and whatever results come back will only be visible to you—anyone sniffing packets on your network won’t be able to see for w at you’re lsearching.

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