13 July 2001

Be afraid, be very afraid…

Russian experts have identified a serious flaw in Microsoft database software used to track nuclear warheads, which results in gradual data loss. The buggy software has been in use for over ten years. Los Alamos uses the same software, and has destroyed its paper records. Locating the ‘missing’ warheads will require a full inspection of all US nuclear sites, at an estimated cost of $1 billion. In the mean time, terrorists wanting to steal warheads can pick one of the ‘missing’ ones, and nobody will notice…

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