Ransomware causes death

The Associated Press:

German authorities said Thursday that what appears to have been a misdirected hacker attack caused the failure of IT systems at a major hospital in Duesseldorf, and a woman who needed urgent admission died after she had to be taken to another city for treatment.

German Hospital Hacked, Patient Taken to Another City Dies

Looks like this was not intended, but the story is an illustration of how dependent we are on software.

Update: Nope. Patient was apparently not going to survive regardless.