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Cryptocurrency Mining Malware Invades Supercomputers  in Europe 17 May 2020

Cryptocurrency Mining Malware Invades Supercomputers in Europe

Multiple supercomputers across Europe have been infected this week with cryptocurrency mining malware.

Iran issues license for biggest bitcoin mining farm 06 May 2020

Iran issues license for biggest bitcoin mining farm

iMiner, a cryptocurrency company registered in Turkey, has been granted a license for mining digital coins and offers trading and custody services in Iran.

Iran allowed crypto mining: Report 28 Jan 2020

Iran allowed crypto mining: Report

The Iran government has issued over 1,000 licenses for crypto currency mining in the country where there is potential for a crypto industry worth $8.5 billion.

Trading crypto illegal in Iran: industry min. official 18 Aug 2019

Trading crypto illegal in Iran: industry min. official

Managing director of power industries and electronics office of Iranian industry ministry said on Saturday that cryptocurrencies are mined for exports in Iran and trading them is illegal in the country.

Iranian govt. authorizes crypto mining 29 Jul 2019

Iranian govt. authorizes crypto mining

In a Sunday cabinet session chaired by President Hassan Rouhani, the Iranian government authorized crypto mining as an industrial activity.

No license issued for importing ‘miner’ into country 22 Jul 2019

No license issued for importing ‘miner’ into country

Deputy President of the Islamic Republic of Iran Customs Administration (IRICA) Jamal Arounaghi said on Sunday that any license has not been issued for importing ‘miner’ into the country.

Chinese inclined to establish crypto mining farms in Iranian free zones 10 Jul 2019
Head of Iran Blockchain Community:

Chinese inclined to establish crypto mining farms in Iranian free zones

“Chinese want to establish crypto mining farms in Iranian free zones and the important point is transfer of the investments into Iran,” head of Iran Blockchain Community Mohammad Sharghi said in a news conference on Tuesday.

MP urges gov. to submit cryptocurrency bill amid surge in power consumption 06 Jul 2019

MP urges gov. to submit cryptocurrency bill amid surge in power consumption

An Iranian lawmaker called on the government to prepare and submit a bill on cryptocurrencies while reports indicate a surge in the country’s power consumption due to bitcoin mining.

US Congress seeks sanctions on Iran’s cryptocurrency efforts: report 22 Dec 2018

US Congress seeks sanctions on Iran’s cryptocurrency efforts: report

 US lawmakers have introduced a bill this week in Congress to undermine Iran’s efforts to develop its own cryptocurrency. According to New York-based CoinDesk, a news site specializing in bitcoin and digital currencies, Rep. Mike Gallagher has submitted a bill to the US House of Representatives called ‘Blocking Iran Illicit Finance Act’, calling for imposition of […]

Chinese police nab suspects after $87 mn cryptocurrency theft 20 Aug 2018

Chinese police nab suspects after $87 mn cryptocurrency theft

Chinese police have arrested three suspects alleged to have stolen assets worth 600 million yuan ($87 million) through hacking, state media reported Sunday, as cyber criminals target holders of bitcoin and other virtual currencies. Police in the northern city of Xian began investigating in March when a victim surnamed Zhang complained that hackers had taken […]