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I use a flash drive that only gets plugged-in when I need to look-up a
login. Although very secure, it's not technically perfect. Anything that
gets displayed on the screen has to be held in memory on the machine
operating the monitor. I believe the memory is fairly volatile, so it's
a pretty impractical attack method.
-----Original Message----- From: Will Husa
How about storing your username and passwords in an Excel file instead?
-----Original Message----- From: Lauren
I use an assortment of passwords and email addresses. For some accounts
and access, I use a random password generator, but I do have old
accounts that I set up years ago, like LinkedIn, where I do not always
remember the email address or password that I used when I set up the
account. I finally got back into LinkedIn, but I do not know what
password I used there.
I have commented on and set up accounts on various sites and I do not
always remember my old usernames, email addresses, or passwords, but
that information is stored in the various browsers that I have used with
the sites. Is there some sort of application that can safely store all
of this information without exposing me to security risks?
Also, with the LinkedIn hack, there could be some phishing and spoofing
later where some people may inadvertently give up an email address and
password to someone else, and that can open the door to various forms of
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