The race against malware is much the same as a war between an infectious agent and a host: it’s a battle between hackers and security experts — and it’s not at all clear who is winning.
Wendy Orent, PhD
Wendy Orent is a science writer and anthropologist specializing in infectious disease. She holds a PhD in anthropology from the University of Michigan. She is the author of Plague (Free Press). Her work has appeared in Discover, The Los Angeles Times, The Washington Post, The New Republic, and Aeon Magazine, among other publications.