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Russian Engineers Caught Using State Supercomputer to Mine Bitcoin

Get Trading Recommendations and Read Analysis on Hacked.com for just $39 per month. Employees of the Russian Nuclear Center in Sarov have been caught using the facility’s supercomputer to mine Bitcoin. The two engineers managed to connect the offline machine to the internet, applying its’ vast computational power to the Bitcoin network. However, it appears to pair did not get ...

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Russian Engineers Arrested for Mining Bitcoin at Federal Nuclear Center

A team of Russian nuclear engineers have been arrested for allegedly using a powerful government supercomputer at the Federal Nuclear Center to mine Bitcoin. In a statement, the center’s press service said: “There has been an unsanctioned attempt to use computer facilities for private purposes including so-called mining.” The supercomputer was not supposed to be connected to the internet — ...

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Russian Engineers Arrested for Mining Bitcoin at Federal Nuclear Center

A team of Russian nuclear engineers have been arrested for allegedly using a powerful government supercomputer at the Federal Nuclear Center to mine Bitcoin. In a statement, the center’s press service said: “There has been an unsanctioned attempt to use computer facilities for private purposes including so-called mining.” The supercomputer was not supposed to be connected to the internet — ...

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Russian Nuclear Engineers Foiled In Attempt To Mine BT… | News

Several engineers at the Russian Federal Nuclear Center have been arrested for attempting to use one of Russia’s largest supercomputers for Bitcoin (BTC) mining, Interfax reports Friday, Feb. 9. The Federal Nuclear Center employs around 20,000 people and is located in the Sarov, a secret, previously unmarked city where the first nuclear bomb was produced back in the Soviet Union. ...

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Kraken Down Nearly 48 Hours, Gives Engineers Time to ‘… | News

Cryptocurrency exchange Kraken is still down nearly 48 hours after the site initiated a system upgrade. Kraken engineers had estimated the downtime would only be two hours. Much like Gilligan’s three-hour cruise that went horribly wrong, Kraken users all over the Internet are raging over the downtime and asking difficult questions. Beset by problems Nearly all digital currency exchanges have ...

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