The difference one "s" can make

On the web,  you can tack an “s” onto the “http” at the beginning of many web addresses to make your browsing more secure. It’s a simple idea and a great habit to pick up.

The s in the Web address indicates that you’re using a secure layer. It means that you are transmitting securely. It does not mean that either your computer or the computer with which you’re communicating are secure. When you type a search into Google and click on a result, you may not be leaving the protection of the encrypted Google search.

Get the full story at this slaw.ca blog post.

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