Google says that 97% of YouTube videos have become encrypted




Google announced Monday it is moving toward securing more data traffic through the sites and services through the HTTPS protocol, and in an effort to increase the privacy and security of its users.

Internet giant revealed in the US publication through the security blog specific figures concerning the movement of encrypted data for calendar service hers and video sharing site YouTube, which reached encrypted video percentage of the latter about 97%.

The Google began publishing reports on the use of the HTTPS protocol to secure its services in the month of March / March last, as she said at the time that nearly 75% of data traffic across all services is encrypted, so did my service report contains Calendar and YouTube.

Google began newly safe transport protocol HSTS applied to all ranges of, Google, which prevents communications over HTTPS protocol to return to the unencrypted HTTP protocol.

And often it uses the HTTPS protocol to protect sensitive information from you complain on the Internet, as is the case in the banking or e-mail services, but it also protects against a number of complex attacks.

Referred to as the Internet can be for criminals and intelligence agencies inject malware directly into video clips published on YouTube if the data is not encrypted traffic.

The study had found in 2015 that one out of every three applications over the Web has over HTTPS protocol. However, this number had increased markedly in the months following the study.

HTTPS protocol and the advantage that it is more complicated, and has many sites for adoption out of concern for users with older hardware.

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