The security question with it’s secret answer and the password of your AOL email account are vital details that should be known only to you. These two pieces of information are interdependent. For instance, if you want to change the AOL password, you have to provide the answer to the security question and vice-versa.
Unfortunately, not all subscribers lay equal importance to the password and the security question. And this is what hackers try to exploit. The answer to the security question, thus, needs to be a secret and not something that others can glean for your profile on social networking web sites.
Note: Subscribers who cannot gain access because they’ve forgotten the AOL security answer should refer that article for instructions on how to reset this information.
Please understand that the security question’s answer is as precious as the AOL account password. Both are interdependent and you need one to retrieve / reset the other. Changes to this AOL security question and answer need to be remembered else you may lose the control of your account and all the information stored on it. Keep these details secret and away from prying eyes. Finally, make sure that the answer to the security question is not something which is known to others or clearly visible on your profile on social networking web sites.
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