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Opera now allows users to send crypto collectibles, such as CryptoKitties, directly from its recently announced in-browser crypto wallet. Claiming the feature is a first for the industry  – although other wallets do offer collectibles support, including MetaMask – the company said in a blog post today: “We believe that as an increasing portion of our lives moves …

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Firefox, the popular Web browser, will soon begin automatically blocking crypto mining malware scripts as part of a wider performance-enhancing push. The Mozilla Foundation, the not-for-profit organization behind the open-source browser, said Thursday that it intends to block trackers and other “harmful practices” in upcoming releases. Some of these features, such as the anti-tracking function, …

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In a first for the company, Opera is launching new browser software that has a built-in cryptocurrency wallet. The browser maker said Wednesday that its “new version of the Opera browser for Android… combines easy-to-use crypto wallet functionality with support for the Ethereum Web3 API.” The browser is currently in private beta, which the company …

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Opera, a web browser that has since December included anti-crypto mining in their integrated ad-blocker for desktop, announced today, Jan. 22, that they will add this feature to their mobile browser as well. Cryptojacking, a process by which a computer or smartphone is hacked in order to remotely mine cryptocurrency without the owner’s knowledge, uses …

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Cryptocurrency mining malware embedded in websites is increasingly becoming a problem for smartphones, but the Opera web browser is trying to remove the threat for its users. Opera, which already introduced cryptocurrency miner protection in its desktop-based versions, is now putting the same feature into its smartphone browsers, the company announced Monday. The new feature …

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