Malware + Canadian Health
Critical component of state legitimacy for many nation-states:
The infection began with just a few computers but spread like a Prairie grass fire, eventually knocking out 1,308 work stations in three cities and taking more than a month to eradicate, say newly released documents.
The “worm” also spread to Health Canada when infected agency computers tapped into the bigger department’s data network, disabling 543 additional work stations in five of Health Canada’s Ottawa-area offices.
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