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Google is turning on HSTS encryption on its domain

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Google has taken additional measures to strengthen its data encryption by implementing HTTP Strict Transport Security (HSTS).

While most of Google's data is already encrypted, Google's utilization of HSTS goes a step further by preventing users from mistakenly heading to HTTP URLs by converting potentially unsafe HTTP URLs into more secure HTTPS URLs. For instance, you might accidentally type in a URL without protocols and find yourself redirected to an unsafe destination. HSTS help curb those issues, especially among less internet-savvy users.

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