The top 10 IT disasters of all time. Colin Barker ZDNet.co.uk. 22 Nov 2007.
A list of some of the worst IT-related disasters and failures caused by faulty hardware and software or human error.
- Faulty Soviet early warning system nearly causes WWIII (1983)
- The AT&T network collapse (1990)
- The explosion of the Ariane 5 (1996)
- Airbus A380 suffers from incompatible software issues (2006)
- Mars Climate Observer metric problem (1998)
- EDS and the Child Support Agency (2004)
- The two-digit year-2000 problem (1999/2000)
- When the laptops exploded (2006)
- Siemens and the passport system (1999)
- LA Airport flights grounded (2007)