So if you want to stop these websites from using your hardware here’s a step by step guide for different platforms:
1)Stop Websites From Mining via Desktops(or Laptops):
On Desktops you can stop it by adding the browser extensions. Pre-installed browsers on Mac(Safari) and Windows (Edge) do not have the add-ons feature as found in Chrome or Firefox. So start using Chrome or Firefox while browsing.
We need to add the No-Coin extension from Chrome or Firefox . Here’s a look of the extension on Chrome
2) Stop Websites from Mining via Smartphones:
1.Open Chrome ,go to Settings by clicking on top right corner ,then under advanced go to Site settings where you’ll find the JavaScrips option.
Browser Extensions are not available for Chrome on mobile. However for Firefox the method remains the same as of desktop.
- Launch the “Settings” app and tap on “Safari”
- Exit Settings
- Quit and relaunch Safari for the change to take effect
Using your device’s processor with your consent is agreeable as websites need to generate different ways to earn revenue however secretly using your hardware is unethical.So to avoid being the victim follow the steps mentioned above.