As a techie myself, I can, and I'm sure most of you can too, immediately tell when they start making stuff up from the point where I/we don't know what they're talking about.
However, most of NCIS's viewers aren't techies, so CBS doesn't need to worry too much about how accurate their tech jargon is. As far as cinematics are concerned, as long as it looks flashy, it sells. Pretty much the same anywhere in Hollywood, whether it's computers, chemistry, forensics, or any kind of sci-fi.
As well, CBS naturally doesn't want to advertise on it's shows how to actually hack into remote systems. So, I don't criticize them too much on this point.
As for Windows 8 being advertized in NCIS:LA, I'm glad they're showing it for what the "Start Screen" is really good for. Tablets, not desktops.
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