How to Tick: Is Facebook “Acting” Weird? How to know if your account has been hacked

Despite being “in decline” when it comes to social networks like TikTok, Facebook still enjoys some popularity. Last year, the social network Meta confirmed itself as the one who made it More fame and users in Portugal.

Social networks and apps continue to exist in the meta-universe A “hotbed” for pirate attacks. For example, see the case of Latest messenger phishing trick From seemingly “harmless” messages sent by friends.

If you’ve noticed your Facebook account “behaving” strangely. There is an easy way to check if it has been hacked And if someone uses it on other devices.

Note that besides sessions started on devices you don’t recognize, there are other indicators that your account may have been hacked. Changes to the email address associated with your accountor even inside username and date of birth They are signs that something is wrong, just like Send messages you didn’t write and posts you didn’t create.

Click on the images to learn how to check if your Facebook account has been hacked

Follow these steps:

1 – Click on your profile picture in the top right corner and select the “Settings & Privacy” option.

2 – Select “Settings”.

3 – Click on “Security and Login” in the left menu.

4 – Here you can check the devices you are logged into. Click “Show More” to analyze the list in more detail.

5 – If you find any suspicious activity, you are signed in on a device you don’t recognize, click on the three vertical dots icon and select the “Sign out” option.

Sign out of places you don’t know This is just the first step in an attack mitigation strategy. You need to change your password and visit Facebook Help Center to report what happened. Checking if apps you don’t recognize are linked to your account and notifying your contacts are also steps not to forget.

As the old saying goes, “prevention is better than cure” and There are a number of measures you can take to improve security on a social network And prevent your account from getting into the hands of hackers and you can fall back on it nest was man TeK.

How To TeK is the SAPO TeK section that aims to help all users with simple (but seemingly complicated) tasks when using computers and mobile phones. If you have any suggestions for tricks you would like explained, email them [email protected].

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