How do you keep your passwords safe?

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    Sefie

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    Hi guys! I was wondering how you guys kept your passwords safe :) I have several passwords, but instead of using one of those softwares that are supposed to help you store all your passwords (I don't really feel comfortable storing passowrds in a software that can be hacked) so instead of that I just use a simple paper notebook. I have been doing that for years, so far so good :) What about you?
     
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    I have 4 different passwords that I use on various sites. Which one I use at any given moment depends on several factors. But as long as I have those 4 memorized I'm good.
     
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    That sounds like a good system! Do you change them every 6 months or every year? You know, just to be on the sure side, in case someone guesses it or steals one of them.
     
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    Like you, I keep my passwords in a notebook along with trying to memorize them. I don't use any software to store them. I change them up once in a while too just to be on the safe side.
     
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    That is nice! Be careful though, last time I went on a trip I came back and I couldn't find my password sheet anywhere. Of course no one had anything to do with it. I now keep mine is a secret place under lock, Because I admit I wasn't careful, I'm pretty sure my mom just threw it away.
     
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    :oops:So do I use a paper notebook for my logins and password. I keep a log of what sites I visit and where I'm signed up. I try to put the date on my sign ups too. I like keeping a log for my passwords as well so I won't loose them. I have different sites and some I make money with so I keep them separate from social e-mails. I like having different e-mails for different things. For me it's easier to keep tract of all my doings on the web with a notebook that I carry with me all the time.
     
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    I keep them under lock and key inside my diary. I always mark down when I made the password and update my diary as soon as I change one.
     
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    You can think of something that's a little difficult or out there so people won't be as likely to think of them. But you can also change the password every couple of months. I used to use a notebook as well only if I had many different passwords I had to remember for different sites.
     
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    Well, yes, I try to be creative with my passwords and so far no problems. I am specially careful with the sites I get a service from and so on. I change my passwords every 6 months or so, some more often than others ;)
     
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    That sounds like a really nice idea! I'm guessing we are talking about a physical one? I'd do the same thing, if only mine wasn't an online one.

    That is great, I also keep mine in a notebook because it has proved to be way safer than using one of those softwares that store passwords, way more trustworthy, specially if you know where to hide them :) I might change my approach now that I will be moving somewhere else.
     
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