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Apple prohibits iOS, Mac apps that engage in cryptocurrency mining

ANI | Updated: Jun 12, 2018 12:55 IST

California [United States], June 12 (ANI): Due to the growing menace of hackers leveraging your device's processing powers to mine cryptocurrency, Apple has announced a ban on such malicious apps from its App Store.
With such apps the battery life of the device is compromised. Hence, Apple has introduced new developer guidelines that prohibit iOS and Mac apps from mining cryptocurrency in the background, Mashable reported.
Under the new guidelines apps should not rapidly drain battery, generate excessive heat, or put unnecessary strain on device resources. (ANI)