Yahoo to make SSL encryption the default for Web mail
Published 5:11 pm Tuesday, October 15, 2013
Yahoo will encrypt Web-based email by default for all of its users beginning Jan. 8, the company has told The Washington Post.
“Yahoo takes the security of our users very seriously,” the company said in an emailed statement Monday. Yahoo began offering users the option to use the SSL encryption standard this year. The option “encrypts your mail as it moves between your browser and Yahoo’s servers,” the company said.