Saturday, August 4, 2012

How To Keep Hackers Away From Your Facebook Account

If you are a regular user of Facebook and you usually log in to Facebook account from many devices in a single day then there may be chances that you may leave your Facebook account Active unknowingly.Now there may arises a chance that any stranger can access your Facebook account and can misuse it.We have prepared a list of some important features by which you can prevent your account to be used by the strangers .

1 CREATE A STRONG PASSWORD 
How To Keep Hackers Away From Your Facebook Account

It is very important that you must have a unique password for your Facebook account from other accounts such as Google or yahoo.The best option is choosing a strong password which is a combination of characters,numbers and alphabets.To change your  password go to ACCOUNT SETTINGS>>GENERAL >>PASSWORD EDIT. 

2 ACTIVATE SECURE BROWSING 
How To Keep Hackers Away From Your Facebook Account

Facebook browsing is not safe these days as there are many links and applications which redirects to insecure websites with viruses and other security damaging programs.So this is important that you  should take care of browsing within the Facebook.For this the best option is activating Secure browsing from Facebook.For activating secure browsing go to ACCOUNT SETTINGS >>SECURITY& >>SECURE BROWSING.

3 GENERATE PASSWORD FOR APPS 
How To Keep Hackers Away From Your Facebook Account

When you get logged in there are several applications which can access your account automatically.For preventing this you can set up a password for the the applications like Skype etc.For Activating app password goto ACCOUNTS SETTINGS >>SECURITY>>APP PASSWORDS. 

4 DISCONNECT PREVIOUS ACTIVE SESSIONS
How To Keep Hackers Away From Your Facebook Account

Facebook also provides a facility of disconnecting all previous  sessions from Facebook.This is a unique feature by which you can also know that at what time and from where your account has been accessed .To disconnect the previous active sessions go to ACCOUNT SETTINGS>>SECURITY>>ACTIVE SESSIONS.

5 CONFIRM MOBILE NUMBER 
How To Keep Hackers Away From Your Facebook Account

Confirming mobile number on Facebook helps in many ways.Suppose you have lost your password then the Facebook can send your lost password directly to your phone via sms.You can also get important notifications and messages to your phone.To confirm the mobile number go to ACCOUNT SETTINGS>>MOBILE .

These are some basics things or steps one must know to keep the facebook account safe from hackers .

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