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September 17, 2008: Sarah Palin’s Email Hacked

2008 -Sarah Palin succumbed to a hacker in a different way – through her Yahoo! email. The infiltrator gained access by using common information to reset the password. David Kernell then posted her email and new password on 4chan.org under the alias “Rubico”. It showed that by using common information to set up an account, it could also turn into a “back door” for someone who would know that information. This Day in Tech History podcast show notes for September 17 Yahoo purchases Zimbra Motorola enters into Mac Clone market AT&T phones shut down NYC Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe!...

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August 10, 2009: 1 Million iTunes Songs, DITH 8 Year Anniversary

On this day in 2009, the Day in Tech History started. I was running the show as “Week in Tech History”, then went to a daily format to increase listeners. The show has been running for over 1000 episodes, never missing a day. It is now entering into it’s 5th year. It’s a great day for Apple in 2004 as they hit th one millionth song. They started back in 2001, so to hit 1 million songs in 3 1/2 years was a big milestone. Of course, since then and since the introduction of the iPhone, that number has increased exponentially....

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The Day in Tech History is a rundown of techology history. Day in Tech History is a subsidiary of Geekazine.com. Host Jeffrey Powers is a technology expert that has been building desktops and servers for almost 20 years. Day in Tech History started in 2008 as the “Week in Tech History”. In 2009, Jeffrey changed the blog and podcast to a daily format and Day in Tech History was born. About the Podcast DITH podcast has been in production since August 10, 2009. The Podcast runs down all aspects of technology history, along with some geek and science history. Milestones...