May 23, 2010

Secure Google Search

If you want a more secure search experience on the internet, Google can help you by encrypting your search terms to stop any third party from intercepting your search results. All you need to do is to use instead of the usual

A few notes about this beta version (Google Blog):
1. Searching over SSL doesn’t reduce the data sent to Google — it only hides that data from third parties who seek it.

2. It currently covers only the core Google web search product - Maps, Images Search, Shopping Search, etc do not support SSL at this time.

3. Since SSL connections require additional time to set up the encryption between your browser and the remote web server, your experience with search over SSL might be slightly slower than your regular Google search experience. However, you will still get the same results as I have tested (even the ads are the same). (Try searching the term "house" at and
The results for the term "house" as seen at

The results for the term "house" as seen at

The results are the same.

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