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Ransomware Payments Are Getting Bigger as Hackers Shift Focus to Larger Targets: Chainalysis
New research from blockchain surveillance firm Chainalysis shows that ransomware gangs are getting more sophisticated.
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Iran Banning Crypto Mining Until March 6 to Save Power: Report
It’s the second time this year Iran has taken such measures to reduce the strain on the country’s power grid.
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Another Ethereum Education Initiative Hampered by Iran Sanctions Fears
Gitcoin’s suspension of a grant for a coding course in Farsi follows a similar move by ConsenSys.
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ConsenSys Suddenly Bars Iranian Students From Ethereum Coding Class
“You are located in a country that we are prohibited from providing goods or services to under U.S. law,” the firm’s ConsenSys Academy told the 50 students.
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Crypto Adoption in Middle East Will Come From Unstable Nations
The next wave of crypto adoption in the region is likely to come from citizens in unstable autocracies or those facing crushing inflation in countries like Iran and Lebanon.
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DeFi Isn't Better Than TradFi if People Can't Use It
Geo-fencing and other user restrictions are like “no access” signs around platforms and protocols that were built for financial inclusion.
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Iran's Ministry of Industry Issues 30 Licenses to Crypto Mining Farms
Tehran's province, which houses the country's capital and center of political power, has received only one license.
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Iranian President Wants to Regulate Crypto 'as Soon as Possible'
Hassan Rouhani talked about regulating cryptocurrencies during a meeting on consumer prices.
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Iran Bans All Crypto Mining for the Summer: Report
Even authorized miners will have to halt operations until late September.
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Iran Enlists Its Intelligence Agency to Crack Down on Illegal Crypto Mining
The Iranian government is attempting to trace illegal crypto-mining operations to reduce the strain on the country’s electricity supply.
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