How can Two Factor Authentication help us in securing your account? There is a very common question nowadays, “How to secure facebook account from hackers ?” Well that’s not a difficult job, being the world largest social account facebook provides full security to its users, now it is the responsibility of users to follow the necessary security steps proposed by facebook.
And trust me if a user keeps his two factors authentication on and doesn’t respond to any spam message in his mailbox asking him “Turn off two-factor authentication for facebook account ;-) ” the risk of being compromising of facebook account will totally mitigate.
Facebook is world largest social network and it aims to provide the users with full security and reliability. Hackers (bad guys) are there two create disturbance but a big organization like facebook, google, twitter etc are always stay themselves active to face any unreliable incident that can damage their reputation and that can ruin the user’s trust in an organization . Stealing facebook account password is not a difficult job but by enabling the two-factor authentication hacker will not be easily able to access the victim’s account as he has to enter another confirmation code that the only owner of the account can receive on his mobile. Google, Twitter, Yahoo and many other big organization provide the facility of two-factor authentication to their users.
Two-factor authentication is a user authentication method in which user has to pass through two factors to access his account, the first factor is normal login form and the second factor is the confirmation code that user can receive as a text message on his mobile. Thus if unfortunately the account of user got hacked, the hacker will still have some troubles to access the account of the user .
Enabling Two-Factor Authentication:
Here I will explain how to enable two-factor authentication on facebook,
First of all, go l to settings by clicking the icon on right side of facebook page as mention in the picture .
Go to facebook account main page and click on settings
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A new page will be opened as shown in picture
Click on edit button in front of “Login Approval”
Click on check box “Require a login code to access my account from unknown browsers”
a pop-up will appear.
By clicking on “Continue” a new window will be open enter your any mobile number on which you want to receive a text message.
and click continue.
Enter your confirmation code you just receive on your mobile and click on “Confirm”
Renter your password to continue .
After turning on Two-factor authentication on your account you will also receive a notification.You can also turn off your two-factor authentication by going into settings of your facebook account.
Hope this article will help you guys out of facebook account hijacking. And don’t forget to share this article by clicking the Facebook icon below …:-)