For the browser Opera develop a new function NoCoin, which will protect the device owners from Mining crypto-currency without their informed. If everything works out, Opera will be the first browser with built-in protection against cryptojacking.
How does this happen
AT Internet users are increasingly becoming victims of craftsmen who Using programs-miners quietly earn money through websites . How many " victims " - it is not known, because many not They suspect that they help the miners to enrich themselves.
Previously, this pirate torrent was sinned by Piratebay, later to he was joined by other sites. What to say, even some Starbucks coffee houses have been accused of hidden mining through the devices of visitors.
When to wait NoCoin
The NoCoin function is already tested in assembly of Opera 50 Beta RC, but while it's off by default. It is expected that NoCoin will fully work in The final version of Opera 50, which will be released in January.
How else to defend yourself
Source: ZD Net