Going Cashless

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Some say the days of waiting for a check to clear your account are numbered. The rise of mobile payments is prompting headlines like "Cash Is for Losers" and "The Check Is in the Tweet." But how secure are apps like Venmo, Square Cash and others? We discuss the benefits and disadvantages of a cashless society.

Guests:

Brian Krebs, cybersecurity journalist and author of the new book, "Spam Nation"

David Wolman, contributing editor at Wired and Matter, and author of "The End of Money"

Elizabeth Garner, vice president of the Merchant Advisory Group, a trade association made up of payment professionals

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