4+ Tips On How To Prevent Hackers From Getting Into Your Social Media Accounts

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4+ Tips On How To Prevent Hackers From Getting Into Your Social Media Accounts


Using social has now become day-to-day activities of many individuals, business owners, and the government. Through it we make new friends even without knowing each other and it may be within or from a very far distance.


With these advantages, there are some short-comings or let's say disadvantages why some people don't really love using the social media. Many say it is because of the insecurity of their information on the platform while other reasons could be unknown.

Most of the social media is very secure, e.g. Facebook, G+, WhatsApp, Instagram e.t.c, but the way users make explore it, makes their data give access to unauthorized users which can also be refer to as hackers.

If datas can't be secured online, then how will you be able to keep information, if given to you from someone or an organization. Your data is something, you should keep very safe if you don't want your details leaks to others.

Let's use Google Mail as an example. It is used by Billions, many have always get depressed when they see their account is being hacked or they started receiving some mails which is not by them on their prospective account. Google as a very formidable data security concious company, they have put in place some security measures to check between a spam and genuine message.

In this post, you will see some very simple but effective tips that you can use and apply to prevent an unknown or unauthorized users having access to your details.

1. Do Not Login Using An Unsecured Devices or Network
Signing in on an unsecured platform will give hackers or robots to have access to your account details.

Some browsers like Google Chrome, Mozilla etc. has been design securely to the extend that it can detect and tells a secured or unsecured network i.e. if you see https://www.lifestylegist.com - indicates that you are using a secure network and http://www.lifestylegist.com - indicates that you are using an unsecure network.

2. Use The Hide Password Features Of App or Browser
Technology has been advancing over the years, most developers always add a data and password security feature to help you hide your password when you are around people. Doing this will prevent unauthorized access to your account because it hide your password even immediately you typed each characters.

3. Always Sign Out After Using Someone Else Device To Login
Many people always made this mistake, when they did not use their phone or computer to browse. Even after login out some PC browser like Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox e.t.c. can store password if you click yes when login. Always ensure you did not save your login details on business pc at the cafe or elsewhere.

4. Always Check Link/Url Of The Site You Wants To Use
Most hackers, do use fake or duplicate of the original site with exactly the same design, content and the rest and they will promise you a reward or prize after login with your Facebook or Gmail Account.

The link may look confusing i.e. www.google.com and www.googl.com

5. Do Not Login With Your Details On Apps or Site That You Don't Trust.
Sequel to the above, some applications or site may even ask you to take a survey or game and promise you cash. The will prompt and option to create account/login or sign in with either Facebook, G+, Twitter, knowing people may be too lazy to signup. What you click on the sign in with options, that is all.

With this little tips of mine, you may be able to keep your informations safe and secure.

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