1. Facebook Phishing
Phishing is a standout amongst the most well-known courses for hacking a Facebook account. In Phishing, the programmer makes a cloned login page of Facebook that looks exactly like the genuine Facebook page. In the subsequent stage facebook, programmer requests that the casualty sign in through the phoney phishing website page, casualty username and watchword put away on a programmer PC.
How to Protect yourself from Facebook Phishing
- Never login your Facebook account on another computer.
- Always avoid emails that ask you to log in your Facebook account in the new tab.
- Never open any spammy links that give by your friend in the message box or by SMS.
- Always use the Chrome browser, chrome identifies the phishing page.
- Use Antivirus on your computer.
- Make sure you are on facebook.com and double-check the web address.
Ways Hackers Can Hack Your Facebook Account
Keylogging is one of the easiest ways to hack a password of the Facebook account. A keylogger is a small software or program which installed on a victim computer and this program record everything which victim type in his computer.
How to Protect yourself from Keyloggers
- Install a good antivirus on your computer.
- Never open your Facebook account on another computer.
- Always download free software from trusted websites
- Never download or get the software from untrusted sources.
- Always scan a pen drive for virus
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3. View Saved Password from Browser
Like you know whenever we login new account in our browser, the browser asks to save this username and password on the computer. Anyone can hack your Facebook account from view your Facebook password in your browser.
Just go this URL and you see username and password in your chrome browser.
How to Protect yourself from this Hack
- Never save your login password in your web browser.
- Secure your chrome browser with the password.
- Always use the strong password on your Computer.
4. Mobile Phone Hacking
Generally, we reset our Facebook password from our mobile phone. What if someone installs monitor apps on our phone. With monitor apps, hackers can access and read your all SMS and he can easily reset your Facebook password in just seconds.
How to Protect yourself from Facebook Mobile Phone Hacking
- Always install a good antivirus on your mobile phone.
- Never install unknown apps on your phone.
- Always check your phone for suspicious apps
5. Social Engineering
Social Engineering is a simple attack made by a hacker, in this method hacker can collect information about the victim as much as he can from various methods. If the victim uses a simple password like his birth date, mobile number, school name, girlfriend name and bike number, a good hacker can easily guess your password and hack your Facebook account.
How to Protect Yourself from Social Engineering Attack
- Never use any simple password on your Facebook account.
- Never ever write your Facebook account on any paper.
- Many people use the same password on different websites, my advice is never to use the same password for many websites.
- Make a strong password from this website Random Password Generator
6. From Hacking your Email Account
Mainly the first hacker hacks your email account then hack your Facebook account from password resetting.
How to Protect yourself from Email Hacking
Enable 2 Step authentication in your email account. When you enable this security in your Gmail account, no one accesses your Gmail account without your mobile OTP.
Use a strong password in your email.
7. Source Code
At facebook website login pages, you can view masked passwords (******)by changing the password input type as text from inspect element in your browser. This method works in all modern browser. Never leave your PC on with signup page. Anyone can know your Facebook password from this method.
Save yourself from this Attack
How to Protect yourself from Tabnapping
- Avoid signup from the Facebook account, always use trusted websites.
- Avoid spyware and freeware software.
- Never play free games on untrusted websites.