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July 22nd, 2011, 06:50 PM
when i signed up e- newsletter, firefox showed warnig tab, "something is encrypted.....information can be seen..."
what does encrypted mean?

July 22nd, 2011, 09:30 PM
1. To put into code or cipher.
2. Computer Science To alter (a file, for example) using a secret code so as to be unintelligible to unauthorized parties.

From here: http://www.thefreedictionary.com/encrypt

July 22nd, 2011, 10:14 PM
When you were a kid, did you ever make a "code" that'd you write messages with your friend in so others couldn't read it?

Encryptions like that, done with a computer, but professional.