Google is banning all Chrome extensions that mine cryptocurrencies. Google will no longer accept extensions that mine cryptocurrency, and any existing Chrome extensions that mine crypto will be removed from the Chrome Web Store in June.
Hiding Crypto Mining Scripts in Extensions
In case you’ve been living under a rock for the past couple of years, cryptocurrencies are big business. The value of Bitcoin exploded through 2017, eventually hitting almost $20,000. It has since retreated, but cryptocurrencies are clearly here to stay.
While people trade in cryptocurrencies such as Bitcoin, Ethereum, and Litecoin, these can also be mined. And that has led to […]