Guess What the Secret Password Was to America's Cold War Nuclear Missile System

No foolin': The secret access code to the computer controls of the U.S. nuclear-tipped missile arsenal between 1968 and 1976: "00000000":http://harpers.org/archive/2004/09/0080175.

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Mar 12 2012, 12:13pm

No foolin’: The secret access code to the computer controls of the U.S. nuclear-tipped missile arsenal between 1968 and 1976: 00000000.

Just imagine what might have been happened if some gamer had guessed it.

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Via Center for Defense Information / Harpers. This post originally appeared August 10, 2010.