Every day, Cal Poly receives millions of spam messages, according to Information Technology Services (ITS) Deputy CIO Ryan Matteson. While students don’t see a majority of the spam they receive, numbers show that universities across the country are a target for cyber security attacks. According to Symantec’s 2015 report, educational institutions were the third most […]
Privacy is dead: time to make a choice
Zachary Antoyan is a political science junior and Mustang Daily liberal columnist. We are all interconnected. And I don’t mean this in the way of the six degrees of separation kind. Instead, I mean that if I wanted to find out about a man whose name is Smitty Werbinjagermanjensen, I could easily do so. I […]
BLOG: The future of Internet privacy
In 1967 philosopher Marshall McLuhan described a culture of universal, tyrannical womb-to-tomb surveillance causing a very serious dilemma between our claim to privacy and society’s need to know.