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Armageddon Averted: Four Times Faulty Technology Nearly Caused a Nuclear Holocaust

On November 9, 1979, a computer error at the North American Aerospace Defence Command (NORAD) nearly sparked a nuclear war after a faulty computer mistakenly reported that the USSR had launched a mass attack. The incident was one of close to half a dozen major computer-related nuclear close calls to threaten humanity with extinction.


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