Hacking Gmail Notifier to Use SSL
wikiHow offers a somewhat simple way to make sure your Gmail emails aren't being read by changing Gmail Notifier to use SSL:
A brief explanation as to how to make the Gmail Notifier open Gmail using SSL instead of normal HTTP. The steps should be pretty self-explanatory from the pictures included.
The process involves using a HexEditor in VirtualDub.
If you're looking to secure your emails when you access them via the web, and you're using firefox, check out the Better Gmail extension on Lifehacker.Originally posted on Thu Jun 28, 2007