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Real Mad-quid: Murky cryptojacking menace that smacked Ronaldo site grows

The Dogs Meevonks Silver badge

This is why the NoScript plugin has become one of the most essential things any user needs... Been using it for years and have already been able to block attempts to run this kind of code... domains like coinhive are also now blocked at the source.

If you don't run anything to block scripts, you only have yourself to lame when/if something dodgy happens to your system.

I'd also recommend privacybadger and a good adblocker as the minimum steps every user should take.

Lastly... ditch chrome/edge and use firefox... I can't comment on browsers like safari or others as I've never used them.

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