Hacking of accounts, more especially social media accounts, has been one of the greatest cyber crimes many are into, while has fallen victims.
Hacking of accounts was once a hard thing to do, but today, it’s such a big deal, as I will update you on this post, tips to avoid these hackers.
Unwittingly, Hackers log in to your personal account without intent, just to steal your informations or details, and to scam people also.
And when you fall a victim, you may lose your property, details or your personal account.
How to know when a hacker logged in to your account.
Hacking of accounts doesn’t only occur on Facebook accounts. Hacking also take place on other social media accounts, Emails, Bank accounts and others.
Below are some things to spot a hacker using your account before it becomes late.
*When you noticed changes that wasn’t made by you on your account, e.g changing of name, password, date of birth, and others.
*When your account is active while you’re offline. Specifically, this always happens on social media accounts.
*When you noticed a withdrawal or transfer that wasn’t made by you. This also happens on bank accounts and other financial account wallets. And you have to make a move before it’s gets late.
How to secure Facebook Account.
Below are steps to secure Facebook Account to avoid hackers
*Log in to your Facebook account, click on the menu bar.
*Scroll down and click on “settings”.
*Scroll down and click on “Password and Security”
*Scroll down click on “log out of all session”.
Other ways to secure Facebook Account.
*Enable to get alerts about unrecognized login
You’ll get alert when someone tries to login to your account from unknown device or browser.
*Use two factor authentication.
Facebook will ask for a code if they noticed an attempted login from any unrecognized device or browser.
*Choose 3 to 5 friends to contact if you’re locked out.
Choose about 3 to 5 trusted friends that send a code or URL from Facebook to help you recover your account.
How to secure other accounts.
*Always change password regularly and use a strong password that you don’t elsewhere, use a password that someone shouldn’t guess
*Don’t skip account recovery detail.
Skipping details for account recovery or forgotten Password, People normally do this when creating an email accounts, this is risky. You may lose your account as there isn’t a way to send you a recovering code when a hacker knocks down your account.
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