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Firefox to Firewall Cryptomining Malware in Upcoming Browser Updates

The Mozilla Foundation has outlined new features on its Firefox browser to help enhance web performance and protect its users with a default blocker for cryptomining malware. The Vice President of product, Nick Nguyen made it known on Thursday, August 30, 2018, that future versions of the open-source browser will by default, block crypto mining malware scripts. “In the near future, ...

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Firefox to Block Cryptojacking Malware in New Browser Releases

Firefox will block cryptojacking malware in future versions of its web browser, according to an announcement August 30. The move comes as part of an anti-tracking initiative expected to be implemented over the next few months. In the announcement, Firefox cites a study by browser extension Ghostery, stating that 55.4 percent of the total time required to load an average ...

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Will Opera’s Integration of Crypto Wallet Coax Chrome and Firefox?

Web browser developer Opera is introducing a built-in digital wallet called “Crypto Wallet” for Android which will permit users access to decentralized applications (dApps) as well as storage for Ether and Ethereum-based tokens. As a platform, Opera Browser offers a similar experience to other browsers, but gives access to unique features like a built-in VPN and ad-blocker. Opera’s Crypto Wallet What sets ...

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Firefox Founder’s Blockchain-Based Brave Browser is #12 Top Tech Firm of 2018

Get exclusive fiat and cryptocurrency analysis on Hacked.com for just $39 per month. Click here now! On June 12, The Wall Street Journal released its “Top 25 Tech Companies to Watch in 2018” list, featuring innovative startups in the AI, blockchain and cybersecurity sector. The list ranked Brave Software, the blockchain-based browser created by Firefox and JavaScript creator Brendan Eich ...

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