Chrome 25 extends encrypted search to everyone, not just signed-in users

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Chrome 25 extends encrypted search to everyone, not just signed-in users

Chrome users with something to hide have heretofore been required to sign in to Google to keep their omnibox searches hidden from prying eyes -- but today's Chrome 25 beta update changes that. Now all searches are automatically encrypted, whether you're signed in or not. It's certainly not the first browser to implement such a security feature --Firefox 14 switched to HTTPS for all searches last year -- but it's a welcome change all the same.Withweb voice recognition and security whitelists on the docket as well, the latest version of Chrome is setting up to be quite the must-have, especially for those who want to keep their Justin Bieber search results to themselves.

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Source:Chromium Blog

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