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Cryptocurrency Mining Extensions Banned From Chrome Web Store by Google

Devesh Prabhu/ April 6, 2018/ Chrome, Google, Play Store, Security/ 0 comments

For preventing cryptojacking, Google implements new Web Store policy. Cryptojacking by extensions results in malicious mining of digital currencies. This is done without the users’ consent or awareness. Google enforced this Web Store policy banning Chrome extensions that mine Cryptocurrency submitted to the Web Store. Over the past several months, there has been a sudden increase in malicious extensions. These

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