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Mac application ‘Calendar 2’ mined cryptocurrency with default, removed from MacBook application Store

collected by :John Locas

We have decided to REMOVE the miner in the app.
The else version going to remove the option to get toll free features via mining.
We do not need to get sucked into this set of incentives, and hopefully our decision to ultimately remove the miner going to set some sort of precedent for other applications as well.
As outlined with ArsTechnica, Calendar two developer Qbix integrated an xmr-stack miner which runs the time users agree to default terms.
Whether it was Apple or Qbix which pulled the application is unknown.

Calendar application which mines cryptocurrency vanishes from the MacBook application Store

Ars Technica announced which Calendar 2, a well-known scheduling application for Mac, was recently updated with the ability to mine cryptocurrency on users’ devices for the developer.
It’s 1 of the premier known cases of an offering from the MacBook application Store to engage in this activity, and it’s this time vanished from the platform.
Between the negative feedback it received because of those flaws and Qbix’s concerns with mining, it’s this time decided to remove the miner entirely.
Here’s Qbix founder Gregory Magarshak’s statement to Ars Technica:We have decided to REMOVE the miner in the app.
The app’s disappearance from the MacBook application Store can be attributed either to Qbix taking it drop very they can upgrade it sans the miner component, or to Apple taking action and removing Calendar two for violating its policies.

 

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Calendar two tried turning Macs into cryptocurrency mining rigs, swiftly rolled back MacBook application Store upgrade following reviews

As it stated in Cryptocurrency mining has become popular across certain apps, however this time the trend has infiltrated the MacBook application Store.
One main issue was which the mining would continue, even if the consumer chose 1 of the other options.
Here’s the complete statement:We have decided to REMOVE the miner in the app.
The else version going to remove the option to get toll free features via mining.
The firm seemingly confirmed the upgrade which originally added the mining feature without issue.

 

 

 collected by :John Locas

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