Marketplace Tech for Monday, June 23, 2014
Jun 23, 2014

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.

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Twitter cash-giver is identified

Jun 23, 2014
A look at the past of the man behind the "Hiddencash" Twitter phenomenon

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.

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