|Hack Protect Facebook Account Password|
How Do Hackers Hack Facebook Account Passwords? I
Facebook uses a 4 Level login procedure which makes it difficult to hack Facebook using techniques other than Social Engineering and Cross Site Scripting.
First Level: Security SSL or 256 bit secured connection
Second Level: Facebook login script checks for cookies in the system of user. If available, it validates the cookie and updates the cookie path, timestamps, and its expiry interval.
Third Level: Facebook provides a redirection from the entered user information to their profile area.
Fourth Level: Facebook doesn’t use conventional php/aspx/asp coding, rather it uses Client side Ajax Scripting with oAuth 2.0 protocol. It is almost impossible to hack Facebook using an input validation attack.
Common Ways to Hack Facebook
1. Keyloggers are the easiest way to hack a Facebook account. Keylogger programs can spy on what the user types from the keyboard.
A keylogger, sometimes called a keystroke logger, key logger, or system monitor, is a hardware device or small program that monitors each keystroke a user types on a specific computer’s keyboard. Keylogger is the easiest way to hack an Facebook account.
Keylogger programs are widely available on the internet. Some of the best ones are listed below
Armadax KeyloggerPROTECTION :Use the browser Mozilla Firefox and use the add-on Key Scrambler.
GO TO TOOLS –>ADD ONS —-> Type “Key Scrambler” (without quotes) into the search box and then click OK. Install it and restart Firefox.
2. Phishing Attack is the most popular way of hacking/stealing other’s password. Hackers do it by creating fake login pages.
What is Phishing ? How to defend against Phishing attacks?
Protection: Use any of the Surf Shields, either by AVG webshield or any another security toolbar.
3. Facebook New Features: I have come across a fake page that looks like Facebook is giving the user a choice of selecting new features for Facebook with their ID and password. When the user submits his/her Facebook login information through this page, his ID and password are mailed to the coder.
Protection: Any time a third party ask you to log back into Facebook, it’s a fake page and a phishing attack. Do not type your login information into anywhere except for Facebook.
4. Facebook Apps: Many times you are provided with the link to a Facebook app in a message. Always read the links carefully, it may be something like http://www.faceb0ok.com/app?p=123abcd. As you see, one of the “o’s” in “Facebook” has been replaced with a “0.” This is a fake page.
6. Primary mail address: If by some means a hacker came to know the password of your primary email address, the hacker can hack your Facebook by clicking on ‘forgot password’. Facebook will send a link to the already hacked primary email ID to change the password of the Facebook account. Then not only do they have access to your email address, but to your Facebook as well!
A best practice would be to use a separate email address for your Facebook, one that you don’t use for anything else, to help keep it safe.