The U.S. announced it had launched offensive cyber operations against Iranian computer systems used to control missile and rocket launches.
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?
US Operation to Disrupt Iranian Missile Launch Control matches this definition. Here's and why this matters.