Google Moves Gmail to HTTPS

Kara Reeder

Following recent hacking attempts by China on its e-mail service, Google has decided to move its Gmail to a more secure protocol. According to SFGate, HTTPS access to Gmail is now the default and will be rolled out to users over the next several weeks.


Attacks on Google's corporate servers in an attempt to access the Gmail accounts of Chinese human rights activists has led the search giant to end its self-censorship of its search engine and possibly pull its service from China.

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