Last Updated on May 19, 2020 by Anselem
HOW TO SECURE YOUR FACEBOOK ACCOUNT FORM HACKERS – ZIGIHOW.COM.NG
Facebook is a very popular social media been used world wide, Facebook ranks second in the world and has an estimate of 2.2billion active users, we all use Facebook for interactions with our loved ones, families, and friends online, in a situation whereby your account is been compromised or hacked by hackers can be very humiliating and painful, it could cost you your reputation, because the aim of most of this very hackers are to get an access through your account and start messing up with it, some go as far as uploading nude pictures and pornographic videos on your timeline just to spoil your personality, in a case you may want to retrieve your account back they may demand for a huge amount of money.
Well Facebook has really advanced with their security alert and operations just to keep it users well secured from intruders, but that dosnt mean you shouldn’t also play your path in securing your account too.
In this very article we’re looking at how to secure your Facebook account from hackers and things you also need to do to avoid your account been hacked.
HERE WE GO
DONT USE YOUR PHONE NUMBER TO SET UP YOUR FACEBOOK PASSWORD
Using your phone number as your account’s password makes it very easy for an intruder to hack your account, its a matter of guessing, when the spot your phone number on your profile they’ll try to know if you also used it as your password, many Facebook users uses their phone number as their password with I inclusive, the reason for this is not to easily forget it, I was a victim, my account was hacked which nearly cost me my account if not I was notified by Facebook to confirm if I was the one that really logged in, I would have lost my account, thanks to Facebook.
ENABLE YOUR LOG IN NOTIFICATION
This is really really important, this enables you to know when someone tried to log into Your account without your permission, let me explain better, when your login notification is Enabled, when any intruder tries to compromise your account without your knowledge, Facebook will quickly send a notification to you notifying you that someone is trying to login to your account, whether you’re the one.
This notification of a thing saved my account, I was notified, that was why I quickly changed my password.
To Enable your login notification all you have to do is
Goto home >>>Account setting>>>Login notification put a check mark on preferred option and click on “Save” you’re done.
ALWAYS CHECK YOUR ACTIVE SESSIONS
Its advicable you always check your active section on your account, if you notice any unfamiliar location or device then it means your Facebook account is at risk.
Click on end activity and don’t forget to change your password after then.
To check your active session
Goto Home>>>Account setting>>> Settings>>>Active sessions.
USE A VERY STRONG PASSWORD
In the process of securing your account you have to play your part, security is very essential and important, Facebook has made it known to us to use a very strong password, your password ought to be Atleast 8 in number anything below that is not advicable, its recommended to mix numbers and alphabets together when setting up your password for example “Company&$%Computer” “12637$$&The” “Foot¥¥ball1234” this is an example on how to set a very strong password, if you haven’t done that please do, for the sake of your account and in other not to forget it simply write it down somewhere.
ALWAYS LOG OUT WHEN EVER YOU LOG INTO YOUR ACCOUNT WITH SOMEONE’S PHONE
Some individuals are very careless, in a case that you log into your Facebook account with someone’s phone it’s adviced you click on logout after doing what ever you want to do, to avoid your account been hacked.