Google this week announced improvements in its encryption for Gmail and several other services.
"With forward secrecy, the private crypto keys for a connection are not kept in persistent storage, which would allow an adversary to decrypt past connections by breaking a single key," Mills writes. "Forward secret HTTPS (Hyper Text Transfer Protocol Secure) is live for Gmail, Google Docs, SSL (Secure Sockets Layer) Search and Google+."
Go to "Google future-proofs your email, documents from spies" to read the details.
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