Archive for January 14th, 2010

HTTPS Becomes default for Gmail

Posted on January 14, 2010. Filed under: Computer, News, Super Fast Updates, Web | Tags: , , , |


  

   Google recently made the ‘Always use https’ setting the default behavior in Gmail (the default used to be http).

   If you sign in to Gmail via a non-secure Internet connection, like a public wireless or non-encrypted network, your Google account may be more vulnerable to hijacking. Non-secure networks make it easier for someone to impersonate you and gain full access to your Google account, including any sensitive data it may contain like bank statements or online log-in credentials.

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