Connection to Google encrypted?


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  1. Smithers

    Smithers Member This Topic's Starter

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    I was wondering if the connection from my Android to Google (e.g. Sync, GMail, etc.) is encrypted? Using my Milestone often in free WiFi spots and wouldn't be happy with my credentials being interceptably transmitted.

    Does anyone of you know details on that?

    Thanks!
     

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  2. sapphire

    sapphire New Member

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    bump

    its quite interesting:)


    ok, ive done the following:

    turned wifi and mobile internet off, restarted milestone
    when i turned wifi on:
    milestone has sent some weird unencrypted cookies to google
    logged to gtalk - probably encrypted

    then ive tried a google query using the default browser- unencrypted

    using opera mini - probably encrypted

    sending and receiving an email - probably encrypted

    adding a contact - i could see unencrypted transmission, but did not find the contact's data

    using gadugadu im - encryption not used. id, status and messages in plain text, but i could not find the password (maybe it is stored on the mobile or im blind)

    note: when i say 'encrypted' i mean that i could not find any human-readable data in transmitted packets. i am not saying it is safe:)
     
  3. Smithers

    Smithers Member This Topic's Starter

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    sapphire has done some great effort in reading the stuff.
    Wanting to bump this, does anyone have more information on this?

    Still curious whether my Google credentials are transmitted encrypted or unencrypted when using an Android phone!

    Feedback greatly appreciated!
     

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