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Anecdotes [computer security]

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The paper relates a 1940 incident involving a security risk to the Watson Scientific Laboratory at Columbia University. The danger of compromise at this lab was very real with potentially far-reaching serious consequences; ironically, the danger perceived by officials was based on entirely erroneous conclusions.

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Annals of the History of Computing, IEEE  (Volume:23 ,  Issue: 2 )

Date of Publication:

April-June 2001

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