Tuesday, May 25, 2010

Google Encrypted Search

Google now supports encrypted search through the https protocol.

Those using Opera web browser can quickly change the search bar to use Google's encrypted search.
1) In the search bar (upper right hand corner), click the dropdown arrow
2) Toward the bottom of the list, click "Manage search engines..."
3) Highlight "Google" and press EDIT button
4) Press DETAILS button
5) Replace the address line with:
6) Press OK
7) Press OK

On a related encryption note, mobile phone voice security has been improved to include end-to-end encryption when using Android phones.