Brave Browser Helper - 2GB Download In Background

What would cause Brave Browser Helper to download approximately 2GB “behind the scenes” recently? I was able to determine this by checking MacOS Activity Monitor.

This excessive network usage was happening even when I wasn’t actively using the browser or computer. There was no video running in the background from a site like Youtube.

The problem with this kind of unannounced download not related to actual browser usage is that a mobile tethering plan on a laptop has data cap limits so this process is capable of using up these limits.

Version 1.60.114 Chromium 199.0.6045.124 (arm 64)

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