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Here’s the week’s mining industry news:
- The Iranian president, Hassan Rouhani, has called for a national strategy on cryptocurrency mining. This comes off the heels of a new parliamentary bill applying foreign exchange regulations to cryptocurrencies. It is speculated that this move was made in attempt to stem captial flight from Iran.
- Security firm Red Canary reports that a botnet has infected at least a thousand computers with malware that mines Monero. The researchers believe the group responsible for the malware has been active since December 2019.