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microsoft browser blocks crypto malware

To protect users from unintentionally downloading crypto mining scripts, Microsoft is releasing its new Edge browser, which is designed to block this type of malware.

Microsoft Edge’s Blocker Is Superior to SmartScreen
Microsoft recently released the first full version of its chromium-based browser Microsoft Edge with several design improvements. For example, it brings new security features to protect users from automatically downloading unwanted apps, such as adware and other malicious programs that harm a user’s PC.
Aware of “the increasing threat of cryptocurrency miners,” the new Microsoft browser has been designed to block this type of malicious scripts.

Crypto mining malware comprises software programs and malware components programmed to seize a computer’s resources and use them for cryptocurrency mining, such as…

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