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Tip of the week
While the web as a whole is steadily moving towards HTTPS, the encrypted and authenticated version of HTTP that makes sure that data sent from or to websites can't be intercepted or tampered, there's still a few good reasons to use the HTTPS Everywhere extension from the Electronic Frontier Foundation, available for Chrome, Firefox, and Opera. HTTPS Everywhere was built back when many websites supported HTTPS but didn't use it by default, and while that's much less common nowadays, upgrading you to HTTPS when available is still somewhat useful. The extension has another useful option, though: the "Encrypt All Sites Eligible (EASE)" mode, or as we like to call it, "HTTP nowhere." With EASE mode enabled, the extension will prevent you from visiting unencrypted HTTP sites. If the site …