Imagine you wake up early in the morning and you are very excited to check your Facebook account, just to find that you couldn’t log on to your account because someone already hacked your account and change your email, worst case scenario is that the hacker will use your account for scamming other people.
Certainly this is not the end of the world for you as you can still retrieve your account by the help of professionals but be aware that you are a victim of an attack by malicious software and hackers causing much more damage on your Facebook account. Here are some tips how you can prevent hackers from getting your login access.
Most hackers will try to gain access to your account by using such scripts embedded on a Facebook application, or game, or any sort that will ask full access to your Facebook account, even when you’re not connected. So be sure that you will read the permissions required, you might end up giving more than just personal information and this might lead to your account to be hacked.
Another popular method is through the use of videos posted on Facebook as most spammers use this kind of technique to spread links of their videos, and when you click the video it will redirects you and takes control of your Facebook account to Spam on other Facebook comments section, you might not be even aware that you have commented, like for my experience my friend have just informed that I have commented and like on a certain posts which is obviously a spam.
In other words, hacker will try to get access of your account by using the methods above and as you can see it has the common intention and that is to gain full access to your Facebook account.