Microsoft releases new version of Edge browser, new features include blocking malicious mining programs

Microsoft has recently released the first full version of the chromium-based Microsoft Edge browser with several design improvements. The new version brings new security features to protect users from automatically downloading unwanted applications, such as adware and other malicious programs that harm users' PCs. In addition, due to "the growing threat of cryptocurrency mining programs", the new Microsoft browser is designed to block such malicious scripts.