Opera will be the first browser with built-in protection from crypto currency

Already in   January in   The NoCoin function may appear in the browser.   will secretly pass through your device to the crypto currency.

Opera will be the first browser with built-in protection from crypto currency

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.

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How else to defend yourself

Now protect yourself from   Mining is possible with   using almost all antivirus products and   ad blockers that prohibit the operation of scripts. In addition, the user can disable JavaScript on   sites, downloading suspicious processor or install an extension (for example, ScriptBlock, ScriptSafe and   NoScript).

Source: ZD   Net

Read in Russian: Opera станет первым браузером со встроенной защитой от майнеров криптовалюты

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