Marketplace Tech for Friday, February 7, 2014
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This week, Target executives have been answering questions about the hack that resulted in the theft of personal data from tens of millions of people. But while that story continues to develop, there's something else to consider. Far from credit card and phone numbers, what about all the information in our health records? Turns out a lot of those records aren't very secure, and might be even more valuable to hackers. And, what do Super Bowl leftovers, hook-up apps, and Steve Ballmer have in common? They're all part of Silicon Tally this week. Our guest, Molly Mullshine, writes about tech for the website Beta Beat, and joined us to play.
Posted In: health records, data security, hacking, identity theft
Turns out a lot of our medical records aren't very secure, and might be even more valuable to hackers.