Opera Mini Introduces Crypto-Jacking Protection – How it Works, How to Use
January 23, 2018
Crypto-jacking was rampant last year 2017 and in a bid to curb this, Opera mini has revealed a Crypto jacking protection. You should understand that crypto-jacking scripts mines in your device without you knowing thereby reducing your device performance and consuming your battery rapidly. Most popular websites have installed scripts which will mine cryptocurrencies without you knowing – This is called Cryptojacking.
Opera mini has created a website and added to the Opera Feed where you can see crypto-jacking websites; this is known as Crytpjacking Test with the main aim of protecting your Android device from unsolicited mining activities. This website works by blocking the mining scripts at first just as we have AdsBlocker
So quickly I will let you know how you can use this and protect your self against cryptojacking!
How to Carry Out CryptoJacking Test With OperaMini
It is very easy, just visit the website cryptojackingtest.com
on your Opera mini and carry out your test. You may be surprised seeing some popular websites with these cryptojacking scripts installed.
Opera mini is the first to implement an inbuilt protection against cryptojacking so we applaud them. But should that stop you from using other browsers? Lol. Well, for me, it’s a NO.
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