German agrees 100% depreciation of digital assets as part of economic stimulus measure

According to a statement from German Finance Minister Olaf Scholz, Germany will provide an annual tax relief of around 2.3 billion euros as part of part of a new measure to support purchases of digital assets, including computer software hardware. German state government and the federal government agreed on Tuesday, that digital assets could be…

Hackers exploiting SolarWinds products impacting federal, state, local governments: CISA

In a statement U.S. cybersecurity agency, Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) stated, that the widespread cyber espionage campaign which was made public earlier this month is affecting state and local governments. The hacking campaign exploits vulnerabilities in U.S. tech company SolarWindss products as a springboard to penetrate federal government networks. In a statement, the…

Chinese hackers scanned for strategic economic opportunities in Alaska

Computers belonging to the state government of Alaska, including the local ISP, the governor’s office, the Alaska Department of Natural Resources, etc were extensively scanned by hackers from China’s Tsinghua University, reads a report by cyber security firm Recorded Future. As per a cyber security research firm Recorded Future, hackers operating from an elite Chinese…