Monday, 7 November 2005

Nuclear Missiles left on default!

"For seventeen years, during the height of the nuclear crises of the Cold War, the code remained all zeros, and was even printed in each silo’s launch checklist for all to see. The codes remained this way up until 1977" read more.

Makes you feel safe doesn't it?

Just goes to show how even the most sophisticated security in the world won't guard you against plain old human stupidity.