One of the latest news that shocked the world and cryptocurrency community is related to North Korea. They have been using Bitcoin mining to generate income to promote their personal goals, which affect the country itself and the rest of the world.
A research which was conducted by the Google Venture and In-Q-Tel, a company founded by the CIA, discovered that this country has been mining since May 17th and they continue to perform this type of activity till today.
Mining is a process which involves usages of special computers for solving math problems. In return, users get Bitcoin.
Right now, we don’t know precisely for which application the profit will be used, but it will probably be oriented towards the regime and firepower of the country.