Marketplace Morning Report

with David Brancaccio

When a platform like Google Plus falls, does your data make a sound to hackers?

October 09, 2018

(U.S. Edition) A new report details how the private information of almost half a million Google users was exposed to hackers until Google sealed up the leak in the spring. The apparent weak link was Google Plus, so we take a look at the data vulnerabilities that can occur when a platform fades into oblivion. Then, we check the global economic pulse with new data from the International Monetary Fund. Also, we discuss what to do when political discussion forces its way into the workplace in the newest installment of  “Ask A Manager.” Today’s show is sponsored by Alliance for Lifetime Income (, GAIN Capital Group ( and PayPal ( (10/09/2018). 

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News happens while you sleep. Marketplace Morning Report gives you a head start on the day. Throughout the morning, host David Brancaccio shares the latest on markets, money, jobs and innovation, providing the context you need to make the smartest decisions. And from London, host Anu Anand presents Marketplace Morning Report from BBC World Service to bring you up to speed as the global economy shifts. It's the world perspective you need, from two trusted sources.