Employment: Security Hacker

Jun 5, 2013

In 2003, police in Manchester, England found this note hidden with a stolen Gauguin, Van Gogh, and Picasso.

Jim Stickley is a professional hacker. Companies hire him to attempt to hack into their financial information, and identify weaknesses in their security practices.  He tells Dick that his job isn't all high-tech, and that sometimes he dresses up as a firefighter to access office buildings. 

Also in this show, Cici McNair, a Paris-based private investigator who got her start hiding in bushes, and a man who is obsessively searching for every single Tim Wallach baseball card.

Hear these conversations on The Story's site.