Ukrainian nuclear plant demands worker pay for electricity stolen for illicit bitcoin mining operation

Author: Roland Oliphant | Website: The Telegraph
Publish on: 08/25/2019

A Ukrainian nuclear power plant worker will be forced pay for "stolen" electricity after he set up an illegal bitcoin mining operation at the station.

Authorities Bust Illegal Crypto-Mining Lab In Nuclear Power Plant

Author: Haley Zaremba | Website: Oilprice.com
Publish on: 08/24/2019

Ukrainian news media is reporting that last month an illegal cryptocurrency mining operation was discovered and confiscated on the site of a state-owned nuclear power plant in southern Ukraine.

Cryptocurrency Mining Employees Expose Nuclear Plant to Internet

Author: feedfeeder | Website: Slashdot.org
Publish on: 08/24/2019

Xbox eavesdropping, email scammers, and more of the week's top security news.

"Employees connect[ed] nuclear plant to the internet so they [could] mine cryptocurrency"

Author: noreply@blogger.com (John) | Website: Superpunch.net
Publish on: 08/23/2019

ZDNet : Ukrainian authorities are investigating a potential security breach at a local nuclear power plant after employees connected parts of its internal network to the internet so they could mine

What will happen when Bitcoin mining rewards go away

Author: Mark Frauenfelder | Website: Boingboing.net
Publish on: 08/23/2019

Approximately once every ten minutes, the Bitcoin network issues one "miner" with a block reward of freshly minted bitcoins.