Instead of starting with "http," a secure site's URL will start with "https." Depending on your web browser, an icon that looks like a locked padlock may also appear to show that you're on a secure website.
To be sure the site is secure, look for a small locked padlock icon (often located in the right corner of the browser window) or check for "https" instead of "http" in the URL.
When you visit a secure site, your browser should show an image of a locked padlock, and instead of the usual http, the site's address will start with https.
You can identify a secure transaction by a padlock icon appearing at the checkout page - either at the bottom of your browser window or next to the URL.
You can verify that the transaction is secure by looking for the padlock symbol on the bottom right corner of the browser window.