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Digitial Currency Mining Malware Blocking Support

Postby ptalar » Mon Feb 12, 2018 9:27 pm

Does adblock plus block digital coin mining? Does it block https://coin-hive.com/lib/coinhive.mn.js? If not, how can I block https://coin-hive.com/lib/coinhive.mn.js?
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Re: Digitial Currency Mining Malware Blocking Support

Postby mapx » Mon Feb 12, 2018 11:28 pm

use firefox or chrome and subscribe easyprivacy list (and / or Nocoin list) from https://adblockplus.org/en/subscriptions
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Re: Digitial Currency Mining Malware Blocking Support

Postby WunderPeter » Sun Mar 25, 2018 4:59 pm

Anyway, even if ABP blocks CoinHive, it's better to remove it from the computer than blocking it, as it may find another way to launch. As you might know, CoinHive can't just infect the computer, it requires the previous Trojan infection, and such trojan can be used by scammers for various goals, for example - to infect the system with ransomware, etc. Here's the simple guide on CoinHive crypto-currency miner deletion:
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http://pcfixhelp.net/ads/3784-how-to-remove-coin-hive-com
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