How to protect your facebook account from hackers(Facebook Trick)

Now-a-days facebook is the largest social networking site which is used by millions of people all over the world.

Hackers are targeting it as the primary source to get access to the person information of there victims.Fb has been Hacked time and again.

One thing you should keep in your mind that Hacker Can Only Hack Your Facebook With Your Mistake. So don’t make any serious mistake while using Fb.

Just follow the ways described below for protection of  your facebook account from hackers.
1. Enable Secure Browsing

In the past Fb used Secure SSL encryption only for Login Screen i.e It used the Hyper Text Transfer Protocol Secure(HTTPS) only at the time people used to log in. But now with the increase in its  Security guidelines. Facebook Provides SSL encryption even when you get logged in.

IF you see an https  with the logo of Facebook as above then you already have HTTPS encryption on your profile.

If you don’t see anything like the above picture when you log into your profile

Choose Security from Left sidebar.>> then just go to Account Settings>>

ON the right side Check on the option Secure Browsing is enabled and Save Changes.

A secure HTTPS encrypted page takes comparatively more time to load up but its worth the protection it provides in return.
2.Fake home page
Your Profile can still be hacked if you enter your passwords on Phishing Pages.( Phishing Pages are those Websites which are not the original Website.).

A strange link was spread on the whole Fb which leads you to a page similar to the Fb  login page  but the URL was different. That means you are giving your user id and password to any other website which redirects you to your actual fb profile after entering your id and password.
 3. Choose a Strong Unique Password

By Unique i mean to say that your each and every Email id should have a unique Password.

The Password can be a Strong Passwords if:

    It consists of UPPERCASE , lowercase and Symbols
    It is not found in the Dictionary
    It is not anything common to find like 123456 or asdfjkl.
    It should not be your Mobile Number ,Date of birth or the name of any Person like your Mom or Dad
    It should be changed every Week

Strong Passwords prevent users from Brute Force CrackingAn example of a strong Password is qwerZXCV456!#%&(24680
4. Never Run any Code From any Facebook Page

There are many Scam Pages on Facebook like Join to see who visited your Fb Profile or Earn 1000000 $ per Month. These Pages will ask you to copy some codes and paste it into your Browser. In short they are making you run a malicious Code which would SPAM your friends with similar Pages and would compromise your Security.
5. Never use applications which want your password for verification

There are a large number of fb application which ask  you for the permission to post on your behalf. This is being asked mostly by application which spam you as well your friends with malicious links. so never give them permission as  these are hacking spams and profile can be hacked.
6. DO Not Share your Password Even with Anyone

Even if your Girlfriend /Mom/ Dad / Sister/ Best friend asks for your Email ID or Password. Just tell them a simple Lie that you don’t remember your Password at this moment or you are confused between a set of 10 passwords.

Just tell them a slightly wrong passwords if they force you as protection of your Fb profile is important.

Its Better to deactivate an account rather giving up your Password .

Its your Own Life ONLINE. DON’T SHARE IT.

Use of an Updated Antivirus Prevent you from All sorts of phishing Attacks, Trojans, Rats &  Keyloggers.

This would also help you in surfing online with security from malicious codes.
8. Connect Multiple Email Addresses

Connecting Multiple Email Accounts with your Fb account Prevents you Even if one of your Primary Email Account is been Hacked by someone.

For Connecting Multiple Email Accounts

    Go to Account Setting and then Just Click Edit In from of the Email Option
    Click on Add another email.
    Enter another email
    Enter your current Password and save the changes.

9. Connect Your Mobile Number with your Facebook Account

Facebook Mobile Confirmation has given a lot of relief to its users. You can again find this option in account Settings.Click on Mobile in the Left hand side.

Click on Add a Phone.

Once you Add your Phone , You would have to Active Fb  Text as shown below.

Enter the Confirmation code sent to your mobile and Hit next.Done.

Once You confirm your Mobile Number. Every Time you log into your Fb profile , a confirmation code would be sent to your Mobile Numbers which you will need to enter online.

This would protect your Profile  from unauthorized access as the attacker wont have the Confirmation Code sent to your mobile.
10.Never sign in from any other compueter or cybercafe

Don’t sign in to your Fb Profile  from any other computer except those on which you can trust.

Because some people have installed softwares to record the keys which are pressed on their computer.Such softwares are known as keyloggers, which record screenshots and evrything you on your system.
11.Password reset E-MailsA recent attack on Facebook which sends user an e-mail to reset your password. These e-mails were actually sent to infect the computer. Fb was under the attack of fake fb pages which was used to get the private information like password username e.t.c from the users. Fortunately that was controlled on time.

Just remember these tips and  and keep facebooking..:)
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