San Francisco – Twitter has added the ability for users to
utilize HTTPS secure connections when accessing Twitter.com, following similar
steps taken by Facebook and other sites. "This will improve the security
of your account and better protect your information if you’re using Twitter
over an unsecured Internet connection, like a public WiFi network, where
someone may be able to eavesdrop on your site activity," Twitter said. The
company hopes in the future to make HTTPS the default setting for all.