Tech Talk

Observations from Jamie DeLoma, journalist and computer nerd

$26 software used to breach advanced U.S. military equipment

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Insurgents are using inexpensive software to breach one of America’s primary tools in the wars in Afghanistan and Iraq, senior defense and intelligence officials were quoted in a prominent American newspaper as saying. [Read More]

Twitter hacked by ‘Iranian Cyber Army’

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An Iranian ‘army’ has attacked one of the most prominent American Web sites late Thursday, according to an influential technology Web site. [Read More]

Cracking Facebook, kinda

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Anyone who ever spent much time playing video games likely came across the Konami Code, one of the industry’s most infamous key sequences, named after the folks behind the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles. [Read More]

The 20 second ATM visit

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ATMs are often slow, unresponsive and, frankly, often a displeasure to deal with. However, I recently had a very positive experience. [Read More]

JetBlue tries to be a really, really good friend

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How great would it be if you were connected to someone who could offer you some really neat perks — like free travel, for I don’t know, a year? [Read More]

Riding the Wave — and you can too!

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If you would like to score an invitation to Google Wave, simply e-mail me at wave@jamiedeloma.com and mention this blog in the subject. I will select one person at random at midnight on Monday morning to nominate for an invitation — and announce it on this blog. [Read More]

Are you harboring child porn?

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Internet users across the country have woken up this week to devastating news of new malware that could plant child pornography onto innocent people’s computers. [Read More]

A look inside one of the world’s largest data centers

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CNET offers readers a fascinating inside look at what could be the largest data center in the world. [Read More]

Capturing the colors of autumn

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One of the perks of living in New England is the annual showcase of vivid colors that dot the horizon. [Read More]

Facebook remembers

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Facebook will “memorialize” the profiles of dead users when their loved ones request it, the Associated Press reported. [Read More]