Google brings search over SSL, Now you can have an end-to-end encrypted search between your computer and Google. It means, this feature protect your search terms and your search results pages from being intercepted by a third party. It may be personal, you don’t want other’s to know the information on what and how you are searching on Google and now you are more secured with Google encrypted search. Go to encrypted.google.com to search over SSL. What you get from searching over SSL.
By encrypting the communication channel between Google and a searcher’s computer, SSL (Secure Sockets Layer) encryption made third partiers like hackers unable to access the connection between your computer and Google servers. So, they cannot read what you are searching. SSL search may be slower but better secured. At present encrypted search is available only for Google web search and not for Images and Maps search as of now. You can read Google encrypted search for more information.