Advice Request Do you use Secure Notes in your Password Manager?

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Do you save notes as Secure Notes?

  • I use Secure Notes for various reasons

    Votes: 19 67.9%
  • I use another type in the Password Manager

    Votes: 1 3.6%
  • I only save passwords

    Votes: 8 28.6%

  • Total voters
    28

rain2reign

Level 8
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Jun 21, 2020
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I always kept the recovery codes in a local file. Encrypted that file, archived it (.zip) and encrypted that archive too, due to the nature of the content within it. Afterwards I would keep it on a USB, external HDD (i rarely use, just update important files as a backup) and upload a copy to a vault in the cloud. Seems to work for me, so far. I never kept them in my PW manager, the same goes for me 2FA/TOTP codes.

Not sure if that is best practice, but that's how i always did it.
 

Freud2004

Level 10
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Jun 26, 2020
440
Yes, some things that are not passwords but are important, for example passwords from internal application or programs from my work, pin from a telephone or tablet, etc. It's better to be in a secure memo, protected with a password, then in plain text in a TXT call ; pin from iphone, or pin from internal application xpto, number of plate of my old car.
 

TairikuOkami

Level 35
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May 13, 2017
2,428
Bitwarden refused to acknowledge my request for an universal login (one login and password like Password123 for useless webpages), so I use secure notes as such.
 
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