New Delhi: Hacking cases on social media are on the rise. Along with the general public, hackers have also started targeting the social media accounts of celebs. Recently, there have been cases of account hacking of Bollywood stars like Amisha Patel, Urmila Matondkar, Farah Khan and Vikrant Messi. Your social media accounts can be protected from being hacked. Let us know how to prevent Instagram account from being hacked.
For added security to your account, enable two-factor authentication. To ensure this, even if someone knows your password, provide extra security. Only you can access your account with this. Two-factor authentication can be done via code sent via SMS or through a third party authentication application (such as Duo Mobile or Google Authenticator).
How to prevent Instagram account from being hacked
Choose a strong password. It should be a combination of at least six letters, numbers.
Revoke access to third party authentication. They can reveal your login information.
Don’t share your password with people you don’t trust.
Instagram never communicates with users via Direct and all communication via Instagram via email can be confirmed in the app in Settings> Security> Instagram Email.