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Lessons cyberdefense may be able to teach us about managing Ebola

We in the computer world are all too familiar with what we’ve long called “viruses,” the malware that infects our machines and networks.

Did You Know You Had Diabetes? It’s All Over the Internet

Dan Abate doesn’t have diabetes nor is he aware of any obvious link to the disease. Try telling that to data miners. The 42-year-old information technology worker’s name recently showed up in a database of millions of people with “diabetes interest” sold by Acxiom Corp.