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Write it down on paper - it's simple and secure!!!

by SaraJanel2003 / February 24, 2006 4:11 AM PST

I have found that the easiest way to store passwords is simply by writing them down on a piece of paper. I don't write the entire password, just a hint that only I would understand so that if someone finds the list, they won't be able to figure out what the passwords actually are. I keep my list near my computer because it is convenient, but if you wanted to really be sure that no one sees it, a more secure way would be to keep the list locked in a safe or in a really good hiding place. I don't like to store passwords on my computer because I sometimes let other people use it. For extra security, I change passwords on a regular basis and edit my list with the changes.

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