Russians arrested for 'mining bitcoin' at nuclear facility

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Employees at the national nuclear centre in the city of Sarov tried to use work computers to generate the cryptocurrency

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, including for so-called mining”, a spokeswoman for the centre, Tatiana Zalesskaya, told Interfax news agency.

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