Russian scientists arrested for 'mining bitcoin' on supercomputer at nuclear facility

Cryptocurrencies like bitcoin do not rely on centralised computers servers. This allows people to provide computer processing power to enable transactions to take place. In return, people can be rewarded in bitcoin. During the Cold War the USSR's first nuclear bomb was produced at Sarov, during …
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Russians arrested for 'mining bitcoin' at nuclear facility

Engineers at Russia's top nuclear research facility have reportedly been detained after they attempted to mine bitcoin on its computers. Several employees at Russia's nuclear centre in the city of Sarov have been detained after making “an attempt to use the work computing facilities for personal ends, …
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