The UK National Cyber Security Centre highlighted the rising number of browser apps which force computers to mine cryptocurrencies in a new report.
Salon announced this week that it would allow users to run a cryptominer instead of viewing ads as part of its revenue-generating efforts.
The Opera web browser is now protecting smartphones from cryptocurrency miners embedded in websites, the company says.
A deep dive into problems in the internet identity space and where blockchains could play a role.
A new bitcoin-powered browser called Brave promises to bring users a more private, ad-free Internet experience, and boost income for web publishers.