Deadly cyberattacks: woman in Germany dies after ransomware attack on hospital

An unintentional ransomware attack on Duesseldorf University Hospital took the life of a woman in Germany. The hospital couldn’t accept emergency patients due to the attack, and the woman was sent to a healthcare facility around 20 miles away. This is the first time death is caused because of a cyberattack on a hospital. The ransom note was addressed to a nearby university, indicating that the attacks were not intended for the hospital.

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