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Tutorial shows how to enable protection against bitcoin mining software in Firefox Photo: DisclosureTutorial shows how to enable protection against bitcoin mining software in Firefox Photo: Disclosure

Tutorial shows how to enable protection against bitcoin mining software in Firefox Photo: Disclosure

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Step 1. Open Firefox and click on the three bar icon in the upper right corner of the screen;

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When to open Firefox options menu on PC Photo: Playback / Marvin Costa

Step 2. Access the "Preferences" option to display a window with features offered by the browser;

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When to access browser preferences Mozilla Firefox on PC Photo: Playback / Marvin Costa

Step 3. At this point, click on the "Privacy and Security" option on the left side of the screen;

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By to view Mozilla Firefox's options for privacy and security on PC Photo: Playback / Marvin Costa

Step 4. Click the arrow next to the "Custom" option to view other security actions offered by the browser;

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When to view custom options for privacy and security in Mozilla Firefox for PC Photo: Playback / Marvin Costa

Step 5. Select the "Custom" option and then enable the "Cryptominerers" feature by clicking on the selection bar in front of the option. To save the configuration and start protection, click the "Reload All Tabs" button.

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Action to enable cryptominer protection in Mozilla Firefox for PC Photo: Playback / Marvin Costa

Ready. At this time the open windows will be reloaded and bitcoin protection will be activated.

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