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Iran seizes tens of thousands of Bitcoin mining machines

News | Cryptocurrencies | 19 Jan 2021

Authorities in Iran have seized tens of thousands of Bitcoin mining machines that have been using illegally subsidised electricity from state-run energy provider Tavanir.

Iran, Bitcoin, cryptocurrencies, crypto mining, ASIC, illegal mining

Several military-owned Iranian banks to be merged in one

News | E-invoicing, SCF & E-procurement | 26 May 2020

The Central Bank of Iran (CBI) has announced that two banks owned by the country's armed forces will be merged into Sepah Bank by the end of May 2020.

Iran, banks, The Central Bank of Iran, CBI, Sepah Bank, Mehr Eghtesad Bank, Hekmat Iranian Bank, Ghavvamin, Ansar, Samen Institute of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps, banking, US

New York's Department of Financial Services issues cybersecurity risk alert

News | Digital Identity, Security & Online Fraud | 08 Jan 2020

New York’s Department of Financial Services (DFS) has issued an industry letter to all regulated entities following recent events between the US and Iran.

cyber attacks, cybersecurity, fraud prevention, Iran, US, hackers, financial services, DFS

CBI Platform launches Open Platform platform to oversee regulated forex operations

News | Payments General | 26 Nov 2019

The Central Bank of Iran has developed a new platform, Diba, to supervise open banking operations.

Central Bank of Iran, Open Banking, regulates forex operation, payments , banking, bank, foreign exchange, Forex, card-based transactions, Diba, CBI, Shaparak, Iran, Middle East

Iran: Central Bank of Iran Governor to accept crypto mining

News | Cryptocurrencies | 15 Jul 2019

The governor of the Central Bank of Iran (CBI) has declared that Iranian authorities are planning to authorise cryptocurrency mining.

Iran, crypto mining, Central Bank of Iran, governor, digital assets, cryptocurrency, national currency, Gold, Bitcoin, government

LocalBitcoins urges restrictions on Iranian accounts

News | Cryptocurrencies | 28 May 2019

According to a post on their website, peer-to-peer cryptocurrency exchange has banned users living in Iran starting 24 May.

LocalBitcoins, restrictions, Iran, accounts, cryptocurrency, crypto assets, exchanges, Coinbase, Binance, financial regulations, law, transactions , bank account, trading

Sensitive info of Iranian drivers exposed by ride-hailing company

News | Digital Identity, Security & Online Fraud | 22 Apr 2019

A ride-hailing company operating in Iran has left open and publicly available a database containing sensitive information about its drivers, according to Bleeping Computer.

Iran, sensitive info, fraud prevention, online security, invoice, ride hailing company

Gold-backed cryptocurrency PayMon launched in Iran

News | Cryptocurrencies | 04 Feb 2019

The Islamic Republic of Iran has launched ‘PayMon’, a gold-backed cryptocurrency, in cooperation with four local banks and the Ghoghnoos Company.

Iran, cryptocurrency, OTC, banks, Token, financial institutions, payments