Having your Facebook account hacked is a nightmare. Imagine a stranger having access to all your private messages, contacting your friends, abusing your Facebook page, and deleting your personal information.
To avoid this, you should regularly update your password and keep your security settings tight. Not just on Facebook; on all of your online accounts!
Once it’s too late, however, you must act fast. The most important thing is – don’t panic! You canregain access to your account.
How Do You Know Your Facebook Account Was Hacked?
First of all, how do you know your Facebook account was hacked if nothing obvious changed…yet? If a hacker managed to get into your account, they will leave a trace.
Go into your Facebook account and click the arrowhead in the top right to expand a menu. From the menu, pick Settings and go to Security and Login or just use this direct link.
At the very top, you’ll see a list of devices from which you’ve most recently logged into your Facebook account and when they were active.
Click See More to expand that list and review older sessions. If you spot any suspicious activity in your logins, here’s what you need to do, in the following order…
and How to make your Facebook account more safe?
Additional Security Layer Counter:
* Press the top button “Options button”
* Select Account Settings * Select, Security and Log in Scroll down, turn on “Get alerts about unknown sign-ins” to let you know if anyone signs in from a device or browser that you do not normally use.
Use your phone as an additional security layer to prevent others from signing in to your account by turning on “Use dual authentication.” Choose from 3 to 5 friends to call them, if you lose your account one day you can restore it.
By following these simple steps you can feel safe and make sure that you are the only one walking around in your Facebook account.