Even with an obscure username and a top notch password your information on the internet is still vulnerable.
"What we're faced with in 2013 is a world that's very
different than it was 30 years ago. 30 years ago you really only had to take
care of your physical world. Now you have the additional problem of taking care
of your virtual world," says David Long, of
A cyber security event conducted by
a group of students at the
Despite all the physical and virtual safeguards, this event proves that information today can never be 100 percent secure.
Those present included members from
"The moral of that is you can never really be safe no matter where you look there is always some potentially dangerous option," says Phil McField.
But there are safety measures you can take to protect yourself in the virtual world.
"Use a password without dictionary words. Use upper and lower case letters. Special characters, numbers, and any password longer than eight characters would be sufficient," says Derek Bonds of Washington County Technical High School.