The security service of AVTOVAZ found in one of the shops of the plant in Togliatti farm for mining cryptocurrency. The equipment was secretly installed in electrical cabinets in the 19th hall of conveyor control.

“Security experts found that for the functioning of cryptoform the offender used the communication Internet channel with a USB 4G modem, which brought them remote access to their equipment. According to the event log is investigated the control unit, cryptoform operated from November of 2017”, – reported in the corporate newspaper automobile “Volzhsky avtostroitel”.

According to preliminary data, the farm existed from November 2017. During this time, the owner earned bitcoins on more than 1.2 million rubles. And the total cost of AVTOVAZ for the stolen electricity amounted to more than 600 thousand rubles.

The identity of the attacker is already installed with it are law enforcement.

Recall that in early October, the state Duma proposed to impose mining taxes as the business. However, in order to bring mining under the taxation, this type of business it is necessary to define at the legislative level and is written in the law “About digital of financial assets”.

The bill was introduced in the state Duma in March of this year, in may, the document passed the first reading. In June it became known that the legislators had replaced in him the concept of “digital money” and “digital currency” “digital rights” contrary to the position of the Ministry of Finance. In September it was reported that the law, regulating the digital currency, has removed the concept of “mining” and “cryptocurrency”.