Vladimir regional Prosecutor’s office sent to court the materials of the investigation against a local miner, hacked the website of the State telecommunication system and use the power of its servers for mining the cryptocurrency.
How to specify “Province.ru” with reference to the press service of the Prosecutor’s office, a criminal case was initiated against a 42-year-old man. The investigation was conducted by the regional Department of the FSB.
According to investigators, in early 2017, the accused broke into the website of hospital and thus gained access to the servers state system of telecommunications one of the regions of the Russian Federation.
The assistant Prosecutor of the Vladimir region Victoria Turkova said that the offender took control of the management system computing capacities of all government agencies in the region. Then he connected to the server centers through a hacked website and started to mine bitcoins.
When arrested the man, the media did not specify, but we know that to date, the investigation of the case has already been transferred to the Murom city court, and the accused fully admitted his guilt.