How to check your Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, Gmail accounts are hacked or not?

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Here is how you can check whether your Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, Gmail accounts are hacked or not?

As you all know hackers have been very active in this pandemic for doing cybercriminals and fraudulent activities. If you are interested in cybersecurity than you must be aware of the Twitter hack than took place a couple of days back. We reported the theft in which the Bitcoin scammers hacked into the Twitter access panel and hacked accounts of Apple, Gates, Musk, Biden, Obama, and many more.

Social accounts have been a very common target of these hackers, and sometimes they do it for personal benefits while sometimes they do it just for fun. The companies provide the best security but for a hacker, it takes just some harder practice to hack into the accounts.

So now let’s take a look at how you can check if your Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, Gmail accounts are hacked or not? Below are the steps to find the account activity and how you can secure your social account.

Check if your Facebook account is hacked?

As we all know Facebook is the largest social network application and most of the hacking activities are done in this application. So we will verify our FB social network account if some unusual activities are going on.

  1. Log in your Facebook account with credentials
  2. Open the settings page by clicking on the top right corner, above your logout option.
  3. Select security or Click Here to get redirected to Facebook security.
  4. Here, you can check where you have been logged in, with all the details.
  5. It displays device, location, browser and time same as well
  6. If you suspect any unknown login then use the remove from the device option, or you can use the log out from everywhere option.

This is how you can check if your Facebook account has been logged in on any other device.

How to Secure Your Facebook account?

  1. To keep out hackers, secure your account by following these steps:
  2. Create a New Password with good strength
  3. Add Two-Step Verification.

Check if your Instagram account is hacked?

We all know Instagram is also a large social network application. Most of the hackers target this to blackmail people or just for fun. Follow the below steps to verify Your account is hacked or not?

  1. Open the Instagram app
  2. Click On settings
  3. Click On Login Activities
  4. Here, you can check where you’re logged in, with all the details
  5. If you suspect any unknown login, then use the remove from the device option, or you can use the log out from all the sessions option.

How to Secure Your Instagram account?

To keep out hackers and secure your Instagram account by following the below steps:

  1. Log out all sessions and follow these steps:
    1. Create a New Password with good strength
    2. Add Two-Step Verification

Check if your Twitter account is hacked?

Twitter is a social networking application and most of the youngster’s celebrities use this. With the recent news on twitter accounts hacked worldwide, a massive flood of messages was exchanged between communities. So let’s take a look at how you can check if your Twitter account was hacked or not?

  1. Log in to twitter account with your credentials.
  2. Click on More or Click Here to move directly to Apps and Sessions Page
  3. Click on Settings and Privacy
  4. Click on Account
  5. Click on Apps and Sessions
  6. Here, you can check the recent login activities with the device name, location, and Active status.
  7. If you suspect any unknown login, then use the remove from the device option, or you can use the log out from all the sessions option.

How to Secure Your Twitter account?

To keep your Twitter account secure follow the below steps:

  1. Log out all the sessions
  2. Create a new password with good strength
  3. Add Two-step authentication

Check if your Gmail account is hacked?

If you want to check that whether your Gmail account is hacked or not?, then you need to follow the below steps from your Gmail account.

  1. Login in to your Gmail account.
  2. Now you can check your Gmail account last account activity, by going to Manage your Google Account option on the top right corner of your main Gmail Interface above logout option.
  3. Click the Security option
  4. Then select the Recent security activities to review your account logins.
  5. If you find any suspected login then use “Sign out all other web sessions or web accounts,” which will log out everyone else except for you.

How to secure your Gmail account?

Go to your Google account security page and go through the security checkup to complete all the steps.

  1. Logout from all devices
  2. Change the password
  3. Add two-step verification

This is how can be assured that your account is hacked or not and if you feel like it has been hacked then use the guidelines for securing your account. For more news on tech and cybersecurity stay tuned on Android Rookies by subscribing to our newsletter from here.

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