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  • [Campbell89] D.E. Campbell The Intelligent Threat, Security Management, Special Section 33 no. 3 (March 1989):19A--22A. [The author describes incidents and threats for computer exploitation for a variety of motives other than innocent hacker exploration. Among other incidents recounted are: the 1970 bomb at the Army Mathematics Research Center, University of Wisconsin, resulting in one death and several damaged computers, attributed to antiwar activists; four attempts to damage the computer center at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base; a 1969 attack on a chemical company computer center in Midland, MI by five members of Beaver 55, which damaged 1000 tapes with small magnets as an antiwar protest; the Earth First environmental group's publication called Ecodefense: A Field Guide to Monkeywrenching, 2nd ed., pages 213 to 218 discussing computer sabotage through hardware and media destruction, stored information disclosure, and use of logic bombs.]