Iceland police arrest suspected Bitcoin server thieves

Iceland police arrest suspected Bitcoin server thieves
 

Police in Iceland have arrested 11 people suspected of stealing more than 600 computers that were being used to mine crypto-currencies, reports AP.
The computers were stolen during four raids on data centres around Iceland.
The country is a popular location for data centres because almost 100% of the power generated there comes from renewable sources.
Two of the suspects are in custody, and nine have been released on bail. The stolen servers have not been recovered.
The AP newswire said police were now contacting internet service provider (ISPs), electricians and storage units, asking them... read more

 
5 March 2018 in Science &Technology, Views: 35
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