? How is your account easily hacked

?  How is your account easily hacked

There was a person named PA who attempted to hack into someone's Facebook account using only his mind

Without any use of hacking tools like Kali Linux. PA investigated a person and collected sensitive information about him such as his date of birth, what he liked, what things or words he liked, and other similar information

Within three days of searching and gathering information, PA finally managed to know that person's password. And the password was a word that the person loved with the last four digits of his birthday.

PA used his personal skills to discover a password, but what about hacking tools that are used today that can easily crack passwords

I am sure that most of you use similar passwords such as his name and phone number, or his old phone number with the name of his grandfather or his father or his name with his date of birth or only numbers and so on ... to be easy for users to remember the password and this is the problem of the majority

As they want to remember the password. But the biggest problem is that these users use the same password on all of their accounts, which makes the task easier for hackers to hack all accounts at the same time

So what should you do to secure your accounts as maximum protection on the Internet
 You must use a password consisting of at least 8 digits, but 12 digits are recommended

 The password can be upper and lower case letters, numbers and symbols
 for example, T52r9 - @ ^ h6.
You'll say it's hard to save a password like this. Yes it is, but you can register it in a notebook. That is, you will record all passwords of all your accounts on a notebook and put this notebook in a safe place

But beware of creating a Word file and storing all passwords for your accounts on it and then storing the Word file on a computer or phone as some users do because the hacker will steal the file easily if he attacked your device

This will enable you to have all of your accounts at one time

Each account must have a different password. For example, making the password in your Facebook account completely different from the password in your Gmail, Yahoo, or bank account accounts, and so on

3 - You should use the Two factor authentication feature, which means two-step verification. For example, a password with a phone number, or a password with a USB Key for important accounts

What does this mean? This means that if the hacker gets on to your password, he will not be able to log into your account without the authentication code that is sent to your phone by text message

But people with the phone got hacked in various ways

For example, the hacker performs an attack called MITM that is between the router and your device, and when the authentication code is sent to your phone

The hacker will be able to read the code and thus be able to penetrate the account

So some companies have developed this protection and added a USB Key, meaning that the hacker will not be able to enter the account without putting the USB on the computer until the account is opened and this is called physical access

This is what protection professionals use. And the prices of USB key or Security key are from $ 15 and more

There is also a high protection method, which is passworded with the Authentication Code in the event that you do not want your phone to be the authentication code for your account

There is an application called Google Authenticator or another application such as Microsoft Authenticator, you can download one of these applications and link your accounts to it

The application gives you random codes that change continuously, and for each session 30 seconds, then the code will change. When you want to open your account, you will have to enter a random code before the code session ends

This will make it difficult for the hacker to get the code
For high security, never save any password to the browser. Because some of the sites that hackers use use cookies to enter the browser and steal all the saved passwords

There is also an attack known as MITB, this attack is between your browser and the hacker. Where the hacker implements a tool inside your browser that enables him to see anything you do, such as entering passwords on the browser or tracking any website you visit

Therefore, you should always ensure that your browser is completely clean from any harmful tools or add-ons. Like Google, it added a tool to check its browser, Google Chrome, for any viruses on it by going to chrome: // settings / cleanup and then clicking Find and it will search for viruses if they exist

These were some tips for securing your online accounts.

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