Reply to post: Risky strategy?

Ryuk this for a game of soldiers: Ransomware-flingers actively targeting hospitals in the US, cyber agencies warn

Little Mouse

Risky strategy?

Is the "healthcare system" viewed as a National Institution in the US like it is in the UK, or is it just seen as a disparate group of businesses and corporate entities?

In the UK at least, I'd assume that any plan to actively & deliberately cripple NHS targets would be considered a national terrorist threat, even if the motive was just money, and not ideological.

Under the current climate, waking up with a bullet between the eyes would surely be a very real consideration for anyone attempting it.

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