Hacking someone’s Facebook account and then posting unacceptable content is the most popular method to take revenge these days. Recently somebody hacked into my friend’s Facebook account and posted absurd messages others wall.Later he was able to recover his account but the damage has been already done.He has to explain to everyone that it was not him who had send them those messages.This can happen to anyone and its better to take preventive measures rather to face embarrassing situations later.
How to Secure your Facebook Account from Hackers:
Login into your Facebook Account and go to Account Setting.
Choose Security tab from left window pane.
Method 1: Enable Secure Browsing
In your Security Settings click on Secure Browsing tab.
Do check mark on the Browse Facebook on a secure connection (https) when possible Checkbox and then click on save changes button.
By enabling login notifications you will receive alerts whenever your Facebook account is opened from an unknown device.You can associate your computer or mobile with your Facebook account.If your account is opened from another device you will receive an email with information about the location of the device.This should be enough to trigger suspicions that your account has been compromised.
Steps to Follow:
Click on the Login Notification in Security Setting.
Do check mark on Email button and then on save changes button.
Now when anyone try to access your computer then you will get a email with the location of the user who logged on your account.
How To Set Recognized Devices?
If you don’t want to recieve notifications from certain devices like your own computer or mobile then you can set them as recognized.If you have enabled Login Notifications then every time you login into your account from new (unrecognised) device it will ask you to give device name and an option to save it as Recognized device.
However if at some later stage you feel that you want to remove a device from recognized list you can do it by following simple steps.
How To Remove Recognized Devices?
Steps to Follow:
Click on the Recognized Device in Security Setting.
Here you will see a list of all the devices that you had made to Save Device.
Remove that particular device from your list and then click on the save changesbutton.
Now that device is removed from your recognized list