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There's a currency miner in the Mac App Store, and Apple seems OK


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#1 TheSentinel

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Posted 13 March 2018 - 11:19 AM

There's a currency miner in the Mac App Store, and Apple seems OK with it
Popular Calendar 2 app mines Monero by default, but at least it discloses it.

Dan Goodin - Mar 12, 2018 6:15 pm UTC

Resource-draining currency miners are a regular part of the Google Play market, as scammers pump out apps that covertly harness millions of devices, in some cases with malware so aggressive it can physically damage phones. A popular title in the Mac App Store recently embraced coin mining openly, and so far Apple gatekeepers haven't blocked it.

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https://arstechnica....ems-ok-with-it/