'Your connection is not private': Why https matters on any website


To ensure your privacy while browsing the internet, check for the "S" at the end of "https" which indicates an encrypted connection, reminds cybersecurity experts. — dpa

Http or https? Cybersecurity experts say anyone using a browser should avoid visiting any website without an unencrypted connection (shown as http in the address bar) – otherwise you're giving attackers the chance to steal your personal data.

Fortunately, almost all popular browsers now use only encrypted connections (https), says the Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF), which campaigned for this change.

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