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Russian scientists arrested for mining Bitcoin at nuclear facility

Russian Scientists Arrested For Using a Top-Secret Government Computer For Mining Bitcoin Some engineers working at a top-secret Russian nuclear research facility have been arrested by Russian security officers for allegedly using one of the country’s most powerful supercomputers to mine Bitcoin, reports BBC. The alleged attempt to mine Bitcoin […]

Japanese Teenager Arrested For Creating Cryptocurrency Stealing Malware

17-year-old arrested in Japan for developing malware that steals cryptocurrency wallet passwords A 17-year-old school boy has been arrested by the Japanese police on suspicion of creating a computer virus that steals private keys (passwords) to wallets of cryptocurrency users, specifically targeting MonaCoin wallets. For those unaware, MonaCoin (MONA) is a […]