Security is one of a persons top concerns when it comes to surfing the web today. Facebook, Gmail, Hotmail and many other sites offer a HTTPS, SSL/TLS, Secure connections when using their sites. While the HTTPS does not guard against all attacks, it is a huge step forward, especially when you are on a public network, like at a coffee house or any other place that offers public WiFi. We won’t go into all the geeky details, but to put it simply, without the HTTPS, an individual with a ‘sniffer’ can see everything and anything you are doing on a site.
Finally, Yahoo! Mail now joins the ranks in offering a HTTPS connection while checking your webmail with them.
How to enable HTTPS/SSL with Yahoo! Mail:
How to enable SSL/HTTPS on Facebook: