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Attack Date Location
January 2016 United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
Target individual Attack category
Dr David Nott Unknown
Harm Notes
Economic harm, Harms linked to data breach, Physical human harm, Psychological harm, Societal harm UK-based surgeon's computer was hacked and location information obtained which led to a bunker buster bomb targeting a hospital’s operating theatre which subsequently shut down the entire facility, affecting the availability of aid and services to injured existing and would-be beneficiaries
Surgeon ceased online activity in relation to this service which led to the hack.
Actor type
Attacker agenda
Part of wider activity