China: Man Gets 3.5 Years in Jail for Stealing Train Power to Mine Bitcoin, Local Media

China: Man Gets 3.5 Years in Jail for Stealing Train Power to Mine Bitcoin, Local Media

A man in China has been been sentenced to three and a half years in jail for stealing power from a train station to fuel his Bitcoin (BTC) mining operations, lo...
Cryptojacking Scripts Found on Local Indian Government Sites

Cryptojacking Scripts Found on Local Indian Government Sites

Official government websites in India ran crypto mining scripts without their owners' knowledge, the Economic Times reported Monday. Municipal government websit...
Chinese Holding Firm to Convert US Defense Department Data Center Into Crypto Mining Farm

Chinese Holding Firm to Convert US Defense Department Data Center Into Crypto Mining Farm

Chinese holding company Wuhan General Group (China), Inc. has entered negotiations to transform a U.S. Defense Department facility into a crypto mining farm, ac...
 Report Finds Mining Activity and Bitcoin Exchange Development in North Korea

Report Finds Mining Activity and Bitcoin Exchange Development in North Korea

A report by South Korea’s state-run Korea Development Bank (KDB) suggests that North Korea has been mining cryptocurrencies, according to local media. In additi...
Squire Mining Ltd. Invests $25 Million in the Development of ASIC-Miner

Squire Mining Ltd. Invests $25 Million in the Development of ASIC-Miner

By means of non-brokered private placement equity financing the company Squire Mining Ltd. managed to attract 25.5 million US dollars. A serious player in the c...
How American Students Earn Cryptocurrency, Living in Dormitories

How American Students Earn Cryptocurrency, Living in Dormitories

Patrick Cines, a graduate of the University of Pennsylvania, recently said that he was able to passively earn a cryptocurrency throughout the entire bachelor's ...
Australia Will Soon Have a Mining Data Center for Solar Energy

Australia Will Soon Have a Mining Data Center for Solar Energy

The Australian operator of data centers DC Two and one of its subsidiary cryptocurrency companies D Coin are jointly implementing the project of the first of it...
Ex-Programmer of Russian Payments Firm Qiwi Used Company Equipment to Mine 500K Bitcoins, CEO Claims

Ex-Programmer of Russian Payments Firm Qiwi Used Company Equipment to Mine 500K Bitcoins, CEO Claims

The CEO of Russian e-payments firm Qiwi said Wednesday that an employee used its payment terminals to mine 500,000 bitcoins in 2011.
Bitcoin Mining Company Appeared for the First Time in the List of Chineese "Unicorns"

Bitcoin Mining Company Appeared for the First Time in the List of Chineese "Unicorns"

Three Bitcoin mining companies for the first time joined the list of "unicorns" - private companies, whose value is estimated at over $1 billion. Tesearch insti...
New York State Regulators Approve New Power Rate Structure for Crypto Miners

New York State Regulators Approve New Power Rate Structure for Crypto Miners

New York state regulators have approved a new electricity rate scheme for cryptocurrency miners that will allow them to negotiate contracts, Bloomberg reported ...
1 Million Computers Hacked to Mine $2 Million-Worth of Cryptos

1 Million Computers Hacked to Mine $2 Million-Worth of Cryptos

Cryptocurrency mining malware that infected over a million computers in China reportedly earned its creators more than $2 million over two years.
Bitmain Now Valued at $12 Bln Following Recent Funding Round

Bitmain Now Valued at $12 Bln Following Recent Funding Round

One of the largest Bitcoin (BTC) mining companies globally, Bitmain, is now valued at $12 billion following a Series B round of funding, Chinese news outlet Cai...
Local Media: Floods in China Heavily Damage Major Crypto Mining Operation

Local Media: Floods in China Heavily Damage Major Crypto Mining Operation

Recent floods in the Sichuan province of China have reportedly resulted in heavy damage to a major cryptocurrency mining operation in the area. The news was pub...
"Kaspersky Lab" Published a Report, Which Says About the Hidden Mining

"Kaspersky Lab" Published a Report, Which Says About the Hidden Mining

Kaspersky Lab, a Russian company specializing in cybersecurity, published a report stating that the number of viruses blocking the computer for mining reduced b...
The Price of Bitcoin is Falling, but the Demand for Mining is Increasing

The Price of Bitcoin is Falling, but the Demand for Mining is Increasing

Experts of the cryptocurrency market noticed one paradox. Despite the fact that the price of BTC is declining, the demand for mining of this digital asset is in...
The State of AMD and Nvidia Companies During Crypto Fever

The State of AMD and Nvidia Companies During Crypto Fever

The demand for equipment for cryptocurrency mining seriously affected the work of AMD and Nvidia. So, the value of their shares increased by 30% only over the p...
Japan: 16 Arrested in Monero Cryptojacking Case, Local Media Report

Japan: 16 Arrested in Monero Cryptojacking Case, Local Media Report

Japanese prosecutors from 10 prefectures have arrested 16 individuals suspected of involvement in an ongoing criminal case of cryptojacking, local news outlet T...
Illegal Mining in Japan

Illegal Mining in Japan

The Japanese police began investigating the case of illegal mining using the Coinhive service. In law enforcement bodies it is suspected that a group of intrude...
Bitmain Attracted $ 400 Million to Finance IPO

Bitmain Attracted $ 400 Million to Finance IPO

Bitmain, which is the leader in Bitcoin mining, was able to raise $ 400 million to finance the IPO. This information appeared on the media channel China Money N...
Prowli Malware Has Infected More Than 40 Thousand Computers That Are Engaged in Mining

Prowli Malware Has Infected More Than 40 Thousand Computers That Are Engaged in Mining

Specialists from the international IT company GuardiCore have identified the activities of manipulating traffic and digital assets. Thus, malicious software inf...
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