Support Marketplace

Marketplace Tech for Monday, February 11, 2013

Episode Teaser Image 
Episode Description 
There are so-called 'black boxes' on airplanes. Turns out many newish cars have something similar, devices that collect data that can help determine what happened in an accident. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration is pushing for all new cars and light trucks to have these devices. And whether or not you are the member of a presidential family, you should probably change your email password more often to prevent hacks -- as well as jumble your answers to your security questions. 

Listen to more audio from this episode

How to avoid email hackers in two easy steps

Marketplace Tech contributor Chester Wisniewski of the computer security firm Sophos says change your password and lie.
Posted In: Tech, cybersecurity, passwords, hacking

Putting a black box in every new car

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration is proposing black-box rules that would kick in in September 2014.
Posted In: Tech, Auto, car insurance