How Hackers Hack Facebook Account and How TO Prevent Them
One day you open your Facebook and you type in your user id and password and then Facebook says your login credentials are wrong. And then you hit forgot password button and you come to know that your recovery email address or recovery phone number has been changed. Then here there is no option to get your Facebook account. As it has been hacked by hacker. So in this article I will tell you few tips on How Hackers Hack Facebook Account and How TO Prevent Them.
As we can’t get your account back. But we can share few tips to safe your account from hackers. Just follow these tips and you can keep your account safe. In this article I will tell you How Hackers Hack Facebook Account and How TO Prevent Them.
#1 Using Keylogging:
Actually this is the best way and easiest way to hack a Facebook account password. Actually hacker installs a small program on the victim’s computer. And later the program records each and every letter the victim types in his computer. So in this way we can get the password in the victims account.
- Software’s must be downloaded from a good source.
- Good antivirus will probably safe guard you from keylogging.
#2 Passwords saved in a browsers:
Every time when we login to any account, browser shows a pop-up saying if you want to save password. So later you don’t need to enter password or email address to login.so if you saved then hacker can easily get access to that file.
- Never save password in a browser.
- If possible use a strong password of your computer.
#3 Using Phishing Attacks:
This is one of the most popular way to hack any account. Hackers create a fake login page. And if you enter your credentials then they will get your user id and passwords.
- Never ever login account on other devices.
- Best option is using chrome browser. It identifies the Phishing pages.
- Another solution is to avoid all the mails which ask you for your account login credentials.
#4 Session hijacking:
This can be very much dangerous. If you access your Facebook in a non-secured network i.e in Non HTTPs network. Then there chances of your account to be hacked.
#5 Sidejacking Firesheep:
This process of hacking became famous in late 2010. But in this process both the hacker and victim should be in same Wi-Fi network. Actually this process can either be called as Session hacking. But the mandatory thing over here is both the hacker and victim should be on a same network.
- Use Virtual private Networks.
- Ignore open Wi-Fi’s.
- Log off from your account when your tasks are over.
#6 DNS Spoofing:
In this case both the hacker and victim should be in the same network. Then the hacker can create a fake Facebook Login page. And if you login through that page, then hacker will have access to your account.
#7 Hacking Mobile Phones:
There are lots of people in the world using their Facebook account on their smartphones. So if a hacker can get access to your smartphone, then he can get access to all your account including Facebook account.
- Use better anti-virus on your smartphone.
- Never install apps from unknown sources.
#8 hacking using USB:
In this case if hacker has physical access to your computer or laptop.
- Never ever buy second hand USB drives.
- Insert trusted USB driver in the computer.
#9 Using Wi-Fi:
If you keep your Wi-Fi password weak. Then hacker can have access to your router and then can create fake login page and inject to your phone through your router. And then if you enter the credentials, then its mora than enough for the hacker to access your accounts.
- As I said before never ever use public WI-FI.
- Keep your router password strong.
This one is bit simple. Just log out when you complete your work. I mean it just takes few minutes to log out. It is better to log out than to be hacked.