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AvtoVAZ worker mine mine cryptocurrency in one of the shops of the enterprise

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The AvtoVAZ security service found a mining farm for cryptocurrencies in one of the shops of the Togliatti plant, Drom.ru reports.

The equipment was installed in electrical cabinets of the 19th conveyor control hall.

“Security experts established that the intruder used a communication channel to the Internet using a USB 4G modem for the operation of the crypto farm, thereby gaining remote access to its equipment. According to the event log of the investigated control unit, the crypto farm has been functioning since November 2017, ” writes the corporate publication Volga Avtostroitel.

It is noted that the total amount of costs AvtoVAZ on stolen electricity from November 2017 amounted to over 600 thousand rubles.

The miner's identity has been established, law enforcement agencies are already working with him.

Earlier, BlockchainJournal reported that Irkutskenergosbyt billed the religious community for 1.1 million rubles because of bitcoin mining.

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