Ireland’s health service operator shut down all its IT systems to protect it from what it described as a significant ransomware attack but said its COVID-19 vaccination program was unaffected.
A cyber attack is a cyber operation, whether offensive or defensive, that is reasonably expected to cause injury or death to persons or damage or destruction to objects.
Michael Schmitt et al; Tallinn Manual 1.0, pp 92
- ✅ Cyber Operation?
- ❌ Expected to cause death or injury to people or objects?