by Secure Sockets Layer (SSL)
To find out if your transaction
is guarded by SSL, look for the picture of the unbroken key or closed lock in
your browser window (both the Netscape Navigator/Communicator and Microsoft
Internet Explorer browsers use SSL). Either indicator means SSL is hard at work.
(If you don't see either one, or if you see a broken key or an open lock, that
means SSL is definitely not hard at work protecting your transaction.)
The easy way, you can tell if
SSL is guarding your transaction is to check the URL of the site you are
visiting. It should change from "http" to "https" when
processing secure transactions.
The extra "s" is for
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