m (Kubomacak moved page Scenario 03: Cyber attack against the power grid to Scenario 03: Cyber operation against the power grid: peer review comments: Considering the particular legal meaning the term ‘attack’ has, I would suggest using a more neutral, less legal term where appropriate (such as operation, incident etc.))
(integrating changes OP)
[[File:Power Grid - Flickr - brewbooks (1).jpg|thumb|Power lines near Mansfield, Washington. Photo by [https://www.flickr.com/people/93452909@N00 brewbooks].]]
Intelligence services of a State compromise the supply chain of an industrial control system in another State, thereby gaining access to a part of its electric power grid. Subsequent
== Scenario ==
Government-owned company X is responsible for the distribution of electricity across a large part of the territory of State A. Accordingly, its infrastructure has been designated as part of “critical national infrastructure” by the domestic law.
Delivery of computers procured as part of the modernisation of the [[Glossary|industrial control systems (ICS)]] used by company X is, unbeknownst to either of the contractual parties, compromised by
In the meantime, the relationship between States A and B, frail due to a shared history and a complicated ethnic composition of State A, whom State B periodically accuses of mistreating its large ethnic minority, significantly deteriorates. At one point, the distribution of power to tens of thousands of households in State A suddenly comes to a halt.
=== Examples ===
* [[Stuxnet/Olympic Games (2010)]]
* [[Steel mill in Germany (2014)]]