Russian security officers have arrested several scientists working at a top-secret Russian nuclear warhead facility for allegedly mining crypto-currencies.
The scientists had tried to use one of Russia’s most powerful supercomputers to mine Bitcoins, media reports say.
The Federal Nuclear Centre in Sarov, Western Russia, is a tightly guarded no-man’s-land and was not even marked on Soviet maps.
The centre’s press service said: “Xi habido 'nar intento utilizar instalaciones computadora pa ya nt'ot'e privados incluyendo minería llamado.”
Made Nuclear Federal ’ superordenador s Gi pede ko 'nar mfeni ya 1 petaflop, ar equivalente ar 1,000 billones cálculos ya mfe̲tsi.
Autor: Sara Bauer