“Norwegian browser maker Opera has launched the beta version of Opera 50, the first popular browser to integrate a built-in cryptocurrency-mining blocker,” Liam Tung reports for ZDNet.
“In the beta at least, the NoCoin option is enabled by default,” Tung reports. “The feature works by blocking cryptocurrency mining scripts.”
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MacDailyNews Take: This is more about mining for Monero cryptocurrency than Bitcoin, but, regardless, have you been hit by cryptojacking?
Persistent drive-by cryptomining coming to a browser near you – Jérôme Segura, Malwarebytes, November 29, 2017