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Opera update keeps sites from hijacking your browser to mine bitcoin

Opera update keeps sites from hijacking your browser to mine bitcoin
From Engadget - January 3, 2018

Did you know that your browser can be tricked into mining cryptocurrency like BitCoin without your knowledge? Apparently, there are scripts floating around out there on various servers and website plugins that can hijack your web browser and use its CPU for mining purposes, even after the browser window is closed. Yikes. Opera version 50 releases tomorrow at 10 AM CET, and it includes with cryptocurrency mining protection built right into its ad blocker software.

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