Opera mobile browsers have anti-miner protection

23 January 2018
Despite the fact that the bitcoin exchange rate has recently shaken, cryptocurrency mining is still a priority for many people. We are talking not only about those who collect or purchase special farms for this purpose, but also about web developers who embed mining scripts into their websites. Not so long ago, the desktop browser Opera received protection from miners, and now it's turn for its mobile versions.According to Opera Software specialists, more than three million websites use gadgets of unsuspecting users to mine cryptocurrencies. Of course, mobile devices of victims in such cases begin to work slower, get very hot and quickly lose battery power. Updated versions of Opera for Android and Opera mini have a special tool that can protect the user from such inconveniences. It is reported that the anti-mining function is activated automatically when you turn on ad blocking in mobile versions of Opera browser. You can do this in the settings of the program. After activation, Opera will automatically detect and block scripts for mining, found in the code of some web pages. Everyone can try the innovation. To do this, it is enough to install the current version of the Opera browser on your mobile device.