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Browser Updates on the way to block Bitcoin Mining. 2018 Jan

by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / January 3, 2018 2:00 PM PST

The flurry of CryptoJacking means it's time to watch out for a browser update to block this unwanted intrusion and hijacking of your PC.

"We are fans of cryptocurrencies but we simply don’t accept that websites are using people’s computers to mine coins without their knowledge or consent,” said Krystian Kolondra, head of Desktop Browser at Opera. “With the new Opera 50, we want to kick off 2018 by providing people a simple way to regain control of their computers.”

Full story at https://techcrunch.com/2018/01/03/opera-now-protects-you-from-cryptojacking-attacks/?ncid=CNET

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