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How Do You Keep Track of Everything?

Discussion in 'BlackHat Lounge' started by BalingDazzer, Jul 28, 2009.

  1. BalingDazzer

    BalingDazzer Regular Member

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    Hey guys, I was wondering if you could share how you keep track of everything related to the stuff you do online.

    If you didn't get me, I mean how do you organize all your logins, identities, bookmarks, and sites online? I personally use KeePass and have folders split up into Forums, Affiliate Programs, General etc.

    Also, do you usually try to stay anonymous online (i.e. use different usernames and emails when signing up for sites; use different Analytics accounts for your blogs/sites; keep all your sites hosted on one hosting account; etc.), or does it not really matter to you.
     
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  2. scubaslick

    scubaslick Regular Member

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    Roboform + Firefox profiles + private proxies and occasionally SSH tunneling with a VPS/Dedi server and different windows users or VMs.

    It's overwhelming sometimes and I'm spending some time trying to tweak and automate things right now but that's the rig I use.
     
  3. insider

    insider Regular Member

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    I use an excel spreadsheet + txt files, not the most elegant way to do this, but it works :-D
     
  4. 4alllifestyles

    4alllifestyles Junior Member

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    Being a "belt and suspenders" kinda guy... I use multiple methods.

    A thesis book for each subject (site/campaign/etc) that is split into sections. Each section containing lists of email accts w/user-pass, etc.

    That's the hard copy... EVERYTHING goes onto the hard copy as I'm doing it (or receving it from my outsourcers). Then I discovered Kexi!!! http://www.kexi-project.org/

    So I replicated what I was doing in hard copy with a digital version in Kexi.

    And for paying attention to what I'm doing I have a couple whiteboards for working things out, tracking development projects, "tickle" status, etc. The thesis books havn't gone totally away, although now it's just printouts from kexi.
     
  5. richardhesse

    richardhesse Newbie

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    I also use Google Docs to see what I did that day, to see progress.. something like a diary... and I above all other guys mentioned (Excel) use Evernote to keep notes, links from BHW, it's free and very good :)
     
  6. Sinschild

    Sinschild Newbie

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    Excel spreadsheets, text files in an organized directory structure for the sites, and The Journal from DavidRm. Best software I have ever used to keep track of multiple projects.

    I still struggle to be honest, it is a lot to keep up with for one person.
     
  7. BalingDazzer

    BalingDazzer Regular Member

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    I see spreadsheets are quite popular, I personally used them for a few weeks but then I just ditched them. Maybe I'll try giving them a go one more time.
     
  8. thetraveller

    thetraveller Senior Member

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    i use txt documents organized in folders by category, i use different e-mails and pass for various web applications and let firefox remember them, i have all my useful bookmarks in a html file by category, i use one analytics acc for all my sites/blogs and i have only one host..
     
  9. geobandito

    geobandito Newbie

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    RoboForm
    Txt Files
    Excel Spreadsheet (several with dozens of tabs)
    Open Office is good if you dont have MS Office
    thumb drives
    external hard drives
    good working knowledge of file manager utility
     
  10. gooser898

    gooser898 Regular Member

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    I use spread sheets. But i like to print them off. every 3 days. So i can first hand on what's going on (i think it's easier to read spreadsheets when on paper). I can also then write all over them. Then update the spreadsheet. It works for me.