FSB officers detained two engineers of the closed nuclear complex in Sarov, in the Nizhny Novgorod region, which mining bitcoins in the workplace with the help of supercomputers.
Center staff used the supercomputer, which is designed for complex calculations required in the process of scientific work. Engineers complex used for mining bitcoins. Creative staff brought to supercomp tera online and started the process of mining digital gold.
However, despite the “good idea”, the results of their efforts, the engineers did not see, was seen by security on connecting equipment to the Internet by the FSB.
The employees were detained and are now under house arrest, until after the review.