Major open-source browser Mozilla Firefox announced new protections against crypto mining attacks in its new browser versions.
In its latest Firefox Nightly 68 and Beta 67 versions, Mozilla has enabled a new level of protection against crypto mining and fingerprinting hack attacks in a part of the browser’s Content Blocking suite of protections.
The new browsing feature has been developed in collaboration with privacy and security software firm Disconnect, and represents a collection of blacklists of malware domains associated with fingerprinting and crypto mining scripts.
Disconnect’s blacklist is reportedly capable of blocking in-browser mining services such as Coinhive and CryptoLoot, according to tech news outlet <a href="https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/software/firefox-working-on-protection-against-in-browser-cryptojacking-scripts/" rel="noopener nofollow"…
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