Google chairman touts strengthened encryption

Google implemented stronger encryption to head off monitoring by the National Security Agency, said Eric Schmidt, the company's executive chairman. "What we've done is that we have tightened the security between all of our operations, and we're working hard to make it tighter. One way to say it is that we're now protected against the Chinese and the NSA," Schmidt said. In 2010, Google experienced alleged cyberattacks by Chinese hackers.

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