Hackers have recently tampered with critical infrastructure entities in the US. This includes the Colonial Pipeline incident that affected the supply of gas and the JBS Foods hack that affected operations of the meat-packing giant. Neither of these ransomware attacks had any severe, real-world consequences. Some people could not put gas in their cars for a few days, or the price of meat might have gone up in some areas, but no lives were immediately threatened.
But what if the hackers decided