How hacker can hack any account
Hackers are everywhere and we frequently heirs the news that some account has been hacked or deleted without their permission that’s why we always extra paranoid about our online accounts and passwords. So it’s good to increase our security of account & it’s easy if we understand how hacker can hack account. Here we are discussing some basic hacking methods.
Still Phishing is most conman & successful tricks to gets some password easily. Phishing means to acquire your password or financial information hacker makes same looking fake website so when you tiring to login for that website Ex for facebook or gmail you are actually giving your password to hacker.
2) Email spoofing
Spoofing is an activity in which the sender addresses and other part of the email header are change to appear as though the email originated from different source. Ex hacker can send an email a link of phishing site using their server but it’s look like you are receiving email from your bank’s staff member because header part of email is changed.Learn how to protected from email spoofing
3) Spreading Viruses or Worms.
A virus means any computer instruction, information, data or program that destroys, damages, degrades or adversely affects the performance of computer resources. There are many other harmful programs that send your privet information to hackers.(learn how to scan the file before downloading)
4) brute force attack
In brute force attack hackers try again and again until when they gets correct password and username. This method is too slow because they use English dictionary words with thousands of varying combination. To prevent this method you just make stronger password. You must have more than 8 digit password, uppercase and lowercase letters, also have few numbers and some symbols to make your password stronger.
A sniffer is a program (that monitors and analyzes network traffic for legal purpose. So it’s good to know that is this for legal purposed or not?) That can also be used illegitimately to capture data being transmitted on a network or monitor your activities so using this software or program if someone trying to hack your privet information that will know as sniffing. To prevents sniffing make your wifi password stronger and if you’re using public WIFI during payment or sending privet information you must check that is this site has SSL certificate? SSL means your data is transmitted using cryptography technology. You can check SSL by seeing https & lock icon in URL bar.(you should check how https & lock is lookhttps://www.gigbyteservice.comweb-designing ).
A keylogger is a type of software that has the capability to record every keystroke on your keyboard.so hacker can find your password. Fortunately many popular anti-viruses can detect keylogger & if you frequently use cyber café you should check hardware keylogger(check how hardware keylogger look like http://goo.gl/E6G1B)
7) Hacked by knowing your I.P address
I.P address is just like your physical address. If a criminal knows the address of a bank, what can they do? May be they can rob the bank or may not! It does depend on your security. In say way there are less chance for being hacked, it’s ok if you have an even windows firewall but you should change your I.P address.(learn How to stay anonymous without falling into changing I.P address’s problem)
8) Our activates on internet
Our silly mistakes and bad habits like visiting unsafe website, downloading unknown software and programs from unknown website, unsafe game server, avoiding privacy system on Facebook, making unknown friends on social site, avoiding system updates, usage of old browser, avoid anti-virus etc will lead to hackers’ den because that helps the hacker to know your password and other information.