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EFF IN THE NEWS
January 31, 2011

However, Facebook uses HTTPS option, that only applies to the website not for other apps. Also last year Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) launched a Firefox extension known as 'HTTPS Everywhere', inspired by Google’s encrypted search option which allows users to encrypt most or all the browser’s communications with other sites. Firefox users can install app by using “HTTPS Everywhere.”

But, as EFF puts it, “As always, even if you're at an HTTPS page, remember that unless Firefox displays a colored address bar and an unbroken lock icon in the bottom-right corner, the page is not completely encrypted and you may still be vulnerable to various forms of eavesdropping or hacking (in many cases, HTTPS Everywhere can't prevent this because sites incorporate insecure third-party content).”

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