Facebook Muscles Up Security… by Default
by G.S. Hans, Joseph Lorenzo Hall
November 28, 2012
Thanks to some fancy math, it just got a lot harder for someone to snoop on your Facebook conversations. And that’s all thanks to Facebook’s decision to automatically scramble the communications stream from your keyboard to the actual site itself.
The move actually entails changing the method your communications take before they land on a Facebook page. What used to be a wide-open, snoop-able, stream of communications emanating from your keyboard to your latest status update is now protected by a secure method called “HTTPS.”
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