Companies like Facebook, Google and YouTube have been taking a proactive approach to help fight the Ebola virus that has taken countless lives in Africa. When visiting these sites, you may notice that these companies are asking users to donate to finding a cure for the Ebola virus. Hackers in turn are also recognizing the opportunity to capitalize on the new trending topic.
With the fear of the Ebola virus making its way to the States, it’s not surprising that many folks are raising awareness and are now trying to educate themselves on the virus.
Christine Barry is chief blogger and social content manager at Barracuda. In this role, she helps bring Barracuda stories to life and facilitate communication between the public and Barracuda internal teams. Prior to joining Barracuda, Christine was a field engineer and project manager for K12 and SMB clients for over 15 years. She holds several technology credentials, a Bachelor of Arts, and a Master in Business Administration. She is a graduate of the University of Michigan.