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'Eight Forty-Eight' explores smartphone security.

Jul. 25, 2011

As another debt ceiling deal fails to make its way through Congress, the Aug. 2 deadline creeps into view. Economist Thomas Mondschean joins Eight Forty-Eight to discuss the potential economic impact of a default on Illinois. Following a testy exchange in an interview with the mayor, NBC 5 reporter Mary Ann Ahern discusses when and how it’s appropriate to raise questions related to a politician’s personal choices. And Changing Gears’ Niala Boodhoo reports on Kohler, Wisconsin, a planned village created by the Kohler Company in 1912. Eight Forty-Eight speaks with security expert Nicholas Percoco of Trustwave, a Chicago-based network and data security company--voicemail hacking may be the least of smartphone owners' concerns.