Everyone loves to post on Facebook that may include messages, photos and even links. It isn't uncommon to still be cautious even on Facebook as there are several links that may lead you to malicious sites. Is there anyway for you to find out if the link on the post is genuine or safe to click on? In order to find out how then read on.
- Look At The Post Versus The Personality Of The Account Owner. Will you believe it if you see a post from your grandma in facebook that may lead you and other people who click on it to a adult website? You will surely think your grandma can never do that. It's possible for a hacker to do this since they can obtain access to almost any sort of account even that of Facebook. These links, if clicked on, will direct you and other users who clicked on it to pornography sites or even ask you to download a rogue application.
- The Words Used In The Post Will Sound and Look Distinct. Look at the used words on the uncommon post can be crucial. Hackers are not limited to only one place but around the world. For them, hacking an account is simple and it doesn't matter where their victim is physically located. If they are able to hacking an account from another part of the globe then they could certainly take on accounts inside their country. They will probably be unfamiliar with the slang words that are normally used when posting in Facebook. Checking this out will help you find out if the your friend's facebook account has been compromised.
- What Should You Do If They Are Requesting For Money Or Information. Facebook password hackers like BluePortal do what they do for money. Take a look at the post. Confirming their identity is very important. These people will do whatever it takes to get what they need. They will tell you different stories. What's the best way of handling a Facebook hack on your account? Call them up and talk to them. If what they are telling you is true then help them with no hesitation. If you are unable to talk to them, then the next thing to do is to send them a message with questions that the real user can answer. There is a truth by doing this.
- What Should You Do If The Link Seems Suspicious. Hackers are extremely wise. They'll find ways for you and other social media users to be unable to detect that they are leading you to a malicious site. They do this by utilizing Bit.ly. They simply have to paste their link on their site and it'll converted to a shorter and unrecognizable link unless clicked on. Hiding the link has never been this easy because of this service and hackers just need to post the shortened links and it will not be seen as malicious.
- Can Everybody See The Post? When the post is seen by every one, then you should be very careful. Facebook has an allow friends to post on my wall option and hackers are efficient at taking advantage of this. Through this, they're able to spread their malicious link by posting it to many walls in Facebook. It can even be shared further when the friends of your mutual friends share the link on their walls too.