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posted Oct 9, 2012, 12:13 PM by Rolfe James   [ updated Oct 10, 2012, 12:45 PM ]

HTTPS Everywhere plugin from EFF protects 1,500 more sites

Members of the Electronic Frontier Foundation have updated their popular HTTPS Everywhere browser plugin to offer automatic Web encryption to an additional 1,500 sites, twice as many as previously offered.

HTTPS Everywhere was introduced 2009 by the EFF in collaboration with members of the Tor anonymity project with the ambitious goal of encrypting the entire Web. When the browser extension is installed, users are automatically directed to a secure sockets layer version of many websites even when the "HTTPS" tag isn't included in the address

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