Feb 14, 2013

Marketplace Tech for Thursday, February 14, 2013

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President Obama's executive order for increased sharing between government agencies and large infrastructure companies endeavors to help bypass Congress in a fast-moving Internet attack. And mass texting among teenagers is a growing problem -- as Janell Burley Hofmann can attest.…

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A Presidential step toward cybersecurity

Feb 14, 2013
President Obama's executive order for increased sharing between government agencies and large infrastructure companies endeavors to help bypass Congress in a fast-moving Internet attack.

I <3 U: Best and worst romantic texts and tweets

Feb 14, 2013
To celebrate this day of wine and roses, Marketplace Tech wants to know the most romantic -- or least romantic -- text, tweet or social media message you've ever received.

The golden rule of group texts

Feb 14, 2013
Janell Burley Hofmann, one of our resident tech etiquette gurus, is a Cape Cod Mother of five with strong opinions about how to behave with technology. Today's topic: Group text messages.

Spain busts ransomware ring

Feb 14, 2013
Authorities in Spain have busted a ring of computer criminals. Their speciality: Ransomware, an infuriating kind of computer attack where a virus gets introduced that locks up the computer system and demands a cash ransom.

President Obama’s executive order for increased sharing between government agencies and large infrastructure companies endeavors to help bypass Congress in a fast-moving Internet attack. And mass texting among teenagers is a growing problem — as Janell Burley Hofmann can attest. Her son woke up the other morning with 0ver 600 missed texts from the night beore. 

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