Iran Finalizes Electricity Pricing Scheme for Cryptocurrency Miners

Iran Finalizes Electricity Pricing Scheme for Cryptocurrency Miners

The Iranian Economic Commission has reportedly finalized a power pricing scheme for cryptocurrency miners. The Iranian Economic Commission has reportedly finalized a tariff scheme for cryptocurrency miners, according to a July 21 report from Iranian economic daily Financial Tribune.  Per...
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Trend Micro: Cybercriminals Use Obfuscation Trick to Install Crypto Mining Malware

Trend Micro: Cybercriminals Use Obfuscation Trick to Install Crypto Mining Malware

Cybersecurity firm Trend Micro has confirmed that attackers have been exploiting a vulnerability in the Oracle WebLogic server to install XMR mining malware. Cybersecurity firm Trend Micro has confirmed that attackers have been exploiting a vulnerability in th...
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Russian Parliament Considers Imposing Fines on Crypto Mining by End of June

Russian Parliament Considers Imposing Fines on Crypto Mining by End of June

The Russian State Duma is considering imposing administrative responsibility for mining cryptocurrencies. Russia’s parliament, the State Duma, is considering imposing administrative responsibility for the mining of cryptocurrencies, local news outlet TASS re...
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Iran’s Energy Minister Wants Crypto Miners Charged Real Electricity Prices

Iran’s Energy Minister Wants Crypto Miners Charged Real Electricity Prices

Iran’s deputy energy minister said that electricity bills for digital currency miners should be calculated in accordance to real prices. The deputy energy minister of Iran has said that electricity bills for digital currency miners should be calculated in ac...
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Crypto Miners’ Electricity Shouldn’t Be Subsidized: Iranian Energy Minister

Crypto Miners’ Electricity Shouldn’t Be Subsidized: Iranian Energy Minister

Low electricity costs make Iran a popular mining destination. That could change. Low electricity costs make Iran a popular mining destination. That could change.
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Iran Unveils a Crypto-Mining, Water-Sliding, Sanction-Busting Skyscraper

Iran Unveils a Crypto-Mining, Water-Sliding, Sanction-Busting Skyscraper

This article was originally posted on Bitcoinist – one of the leading sources for information about Bitcoin, digital currency and blockchain technology. With one of […] This article was originally posted on Bitcoinist – one of the leading sou...
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UK-Based Crypto Mining Firm Argo Upgrades Q2 2019 Forecast Due to Market Rally

UK-Based Crypto Mining Firm Argo Upgrades Q2 2019 Forecast Due to Market Rally

London-based cryptocurrency mining firm Argo Blockchain has significantly upgraded its 2019 second quarter forecast. London-based cryptocurrency mining firm Argo Blockchain has significantly upgraded its 2019 second quarter forecast in light of the crypto mark...
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Firefox Users Can Now Block Mining Scripts On Websites

Firefox Users Can Now Block Mining Scripts On Websites

Joining the likes of Opera and Chrome, which banned all mining extensions, Firefox hopes its feature can cut back on illicit crypto-jacking programs that can slow down users’ computers and raise their electric bills. Joining the likes of Opera and...
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Firefox Browser Adds Option to Automatically Block Crypto Mining Scripts

Firefox Browser Adds Option to Automatically Block Crypto Mining Scripts

Mozilla has released an update for its Firefox browser which includes an option to block cryptocurrency mining scripts on websites. Mozilla has released an update for its Firefox browser which includes an option to block cryptocurrency mining scripts on websit...
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Australian Contractor Uses Government to Mine Crypto

Australian Contractor Uses Government to Mine Crypto

An IT contractor is under fire for allegedly using government computer networks to mine cryptocurrency. When Crypto Doesn’t Belong A 33-year-old man in Sydney, Australia was charged by the Australian Federal Police (AFP) force for utilizing government-based ...
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