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Re: Websites Secretly Stealing Visitors' Resources Mining Cryptocurrency

Postby Pjotr » Thu Nov 02, 2017 2:26 pm

It might be interesting to compare the mining filters of No Coin and uBlock Origin with eachother:

No Coin:
https://github.com/keraf/NoCoin/blob/ma ... cklist.txt

uBlock Origin:
https://ibb.co/gsjQSb
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Re: Websites Secretly Stealing Visitors' Resources Mining Cryptocurrency

Postby greerd » Thu Nov 02, 2017 5:37 pm

I've used hBlock for system wide before, see github.com/zant95/hBlock.
This POSIX-compliant shell script, designed for Unix-like systems, gets a list of domains that serve ads, tracking scripts and malware from multiple reputable sources and creates a hosts file that prevents your system from connecting to them.
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Re: Websites Secretly Stealing Visitors' Resources Mining Cryptocurrency

Postby felemur » Fri Nov 03, 2017 9:35 am

Pjotr wrote:.........

-- Edit (1): it appears that the adblocker uBlock Origin also blocks miners:
https://themerkle.com/ublock-origin-dev ... g-scripts/

Maybe a reason to dump Adblock Plus and switch to uBlock Origin? Probably no need for a dedicated mining blocker like No Coin then.

-- Edit (2): you can see uBlock Origin's mining filters under: "uBlock filters - Resource abuse".


Fantastic!! Thanks for letting me know that for sure. I've found uBlock better than other blockers anyway, so I'm happy they have stepped up to this issue. A person on the Vivaldi Browser site made mention of that, but did not provide proof like you did.

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Re: Websites Secretly Stealing Visitors' Resources Mining Cryptocurrency

Postby LIGNUX » Fri Nov 03, 2017 10:28 am

If you use the TBB (with proper sec. settings), none of Joe's tricks will ever work ;)

Otherwise, you may simply use something like NoScript.


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Re: Websites Secretly Stealing Visitors' Resources Mining Cryptocurrency

Postby michael louwe » Fri Dec 15, 2017 7:52 am

You can add the "No Coin" filter into Adblock Plus.

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Re: Websites Secretly Stealing Visitors' Resources Mining Cryptocurrency

Postby thx-1138 » Fri Dec 15, 2017 4:46 pm

...i just discovered & further added the list_browser.txt from below to uBlock's custom filters (obviously, the Resource Abuse filter is enabled, and NoCoin i've also added manually)...
https://github.com/ZeroDot1/CoinBlockerLists
It might be somewhat overkill, but in this day & age, doh...whatever...


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