Urbackup Security for WAN backups

This is not an issue but more like clarification. I am brand new to Urbackup and have successfully setup some backup sources. All seems to work as expected.

I tried to find detail info on security for committing backups over the internet. Could someone explain little bit further are the backups sent encrypted or as it is? If hash is used to encrypt does those backups lands into urbackup server encrypted or is it still possible by somebody on server side to read files?

I have been a BackupPC user for almost 5 years. Due to some shortfalls of backuppc I am looking into alternate solution and came across Urbackup.



Default setting for internet backup is compressed/encrypted transfert
However they are stored in clear