Employee Fined for Illegally Mining Bitcoin at Nuclear Research Center

A staff at a nuclear research center in the closed town of Sarov in Russia was fined for unlawfully mining Bitcoin (BTC).

Iran Proposes Annual Registration for Cryptocurrency Miners

The Iranian government is considering a proposal to register digital currency miners on a year-to-year basis.

Bitmain to Launch Two New Models of Bitcoin Mining Devices

Crypto mining mogul Bitmain is introducing two new models for its Antminer range of bitcoin mining gadgets, one of which is its most powerful yet.

Cryptomining Malware Targets Students With Pirated Textbooks

Security software provider Kaspersky has distinguished a type of cryptomining malware that has taken root in numerous sites where pirated textbooks are transferred and downloaded.

Ukraine: Authorities Confiscate Crypto Mining Machines from Nuclear Power Plant

Ukraine's top law-enforcement and counterintelligence office discovered crypto mining hardware on location at a nuclear power plant.

Malaysian Authorities Raid Illegal Bitcoin Mining Facilities

Authorities in Malaysia have busted a few Bitcoin mining offices after finding that they were siphoning power at no cost.

Russian Authorities Investigate Crypto Mining Importer for Evading Import Fees

Far-East Trading and Industrial Company, an importer of cryptocurrency mining equipment, is being examined by law enforcement officials in Russia.

Iranian Police Seize 117 Crypto Mining Machines

Iranian provincial police have captured a person sneaking in cryptocurrency mining machines.

Chinese Police Bust Mining Operation Following Surge in Electricity Usage

Eastern China police busted a bitcoin mining operation after an unusual increase in local electricity usage.

Iranian Government Considers Authorizing Crypto Mining

Iranian central banker Abdol Nasser Hemmati announced that the government is planning to authorize crypto mining.

Photographer Explores How Crypto Miners Repurposed Old Swiss Gold Mines

Italian photographer Claudio Cerasoli visited Alpine Tech's headquarters in Gondo last year to document the convergence between the town's old mining history and the company's digital mining operations.

Chinese Crypto Miners Ask Iran Officials for Mining Approval

Chinese crypto miners have reportedly reached out to Iranian authorities for permission to setup crypto mining operations in the country.

Iranian Government Seizes over 1,000 Bitcoin Mining Devices

The Iranian government has seized over 1,000 Bitcoin mining devices from two factories.

Iran Shutters Two Crypto Mining Farms Following Power Spike

News outfit Radio Free Europe has reported the seizure of roughly 1,000 bitcoin mining machines from two abandoned factories in Iran.

Crypto Mining Device Coinmine Now Offers Bitcoin Support

Coinmine, an entry-level crypto mining rig for hobbyists, now offers its users the option to be paid in bitcoin.