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Google search gets default SSL security for signed-in users

By Jos
Oct 19, 2011
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  1. Google is expanding the use of SSL encryption on its web properties by making it the default for logged-in Google users searching from the company's homepage. In the coming weeks,…

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  2. PinothyJ

    PinothyJ TS Guru Posts: 446   +17

    This is why I installed the HTTPS Everywhere addon for Firefox to enforce SSL for a selection of supported websites…
     
  3. Sounds like a good idea. Actually in this day and age it seems like the default for all sites should be https.
     
  4. nigel

    nigel TS Member Posts: 27

    Its a good idea, however google are NOT using the extended validation certificate on the https://encrypted.google.com/ site at the moment, meaning users with Firefox or IE - see the site as just OK - and not fully validated - and also Chrome will not show the site as fully validated as well.

    Could google have made a mistake again?
     

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