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agua
03-18-2008, 09:10 PM
How do you keep track of all your logins and like things?

Do you have a hard copy (if so - how do you manage it) or is it all in electronic format (if so - how)?

phazex
03-19-2008, 01:59 AM
I know it's probably not a safe practice, but I keep all my login information in an excel spreadsheet. :eek:

I probably should use my ironkey to store this information

Chris
03-19-2008, 10:34 AM
I too keep it all in a file, there is no other way. Especially with allt he sites who think making you change your password every 90 days makes it "more secure."

agua
03-19-2008, 04:39 PM
I do too... I was wondering about making a local mysql/php app which held all the data for me... what do you think - a good idea or not?

Mike
03-19-2008, 04:43 PM
Somehow, I remember. I use so many different passwords, yet I seem to remember which site uses which.

noxela
03-20-2008, 05:54 AM
I tend to forget most of the time so I make sure that my login is something relevant like combination of birth dates or combination of names. However, I write them down and put on a secured box just if in case i forgot them. LOL

Chris
03-20-2008, 06:03 AM
I do too... I was wondering about making a local mysql/php app which held all the data for me... what do you think - a good idea or not?
Will it help your productivity in the end?

If so, why not.

Personally, I keep them, along with direct links to login pages, and my usernames too since I don't often remember them.

The only ones I don't save for the time being are my server root passwords. Those are my most secure and I only keep them in my head.

But ad networks and whatnot, sure.

Westech
03-20-2008, 09:27 AM
There was a free app for my Palm PDA that I used to use. I can't remember what it was called. It let you input the "system" (usually website or server name), username, and password. It stored them encrypted under one master password. It worked great for me, but I don't use a Palm anymore so had to stop using it. I think there are similar apps for Windows, just make sure it's from a reliable company and not just a trojan trying to steal your passwords.

deathshadow
05-07-2008, 10:44 PM
I use Opera's wand - and have the wand itself password protected with a single password that way I have easy access to all my endless legacy passwords

Todd W
05-08-2008, 12:38 AM
There's a windows application I looked into recently that encrypts and stores them locally. Rated #1.. wish I could remember the name.