Marketplace Tech for Monday, June 23, 2014

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First up, we talk to Chester Wisniewski, senior security advisor at Sophos, on the proliferation of cyber extortion. Plus, as the World Cup enters into another week, a look at some of the new technology making its debut on the field in Brazil. Also, Marketplace’s Krissy Clark talks about the failed Silicon Valley entrepreneur behind @hiddencash – an account with half a million followers that tweets out the location of bundles of money hidden around California – and around the world.

Referees get a tech upgrade at the World Cup

A look at the tech behind (hopefully) better referee calls at the World Cup
Posted In: soccer, World Cup, referees

Twitter cash-giver is identified

A look at the past of the man behind the "Hiddencash" Twitter phenomenon