By Admin - November 18, 2017 9:15 pm 0 552 0
Phishing is the most common type of method used for hacking Facebook accounts. There are many ways to use phishing attack,
1- Hacker setting up a fake login page which exactly similar appearance the original Facebook page
2- An email is sent asking for login into that page
3- Once login through the fake page the email address and password is put away into a content record
Then hacker downloads the content document and he gets your email and password to your Facebook account.
Keylogging is the easiest way to hack your facebook account. Keylogger is a small program which once installs on victim computer or laptop it will record everything which victim types on his/her computer. The logs are sent back to the hacker by email.
Many people stored passwords in their browser to access Facebook. This is very suitable and easy for you but can be very dangerous as the hacker can easily access your saved password stored in the browser.
Session Hijacking can be very dangerous if you are accessing Facebook on HTTP:// connection. In Session hijacking, Hacker steals the victim browser cookie which is used to authenticate a user on a website and uses to it to access victim account.
Sidejacking is the very popular method for hacking Facebook and email account. In this Method, Hacker stealing victim access to a website, typically done on the wireless public network.
Fireship is most used to carry out sidejacking attacks and work when the hacker and victim is on the same wifi network. A sidejacking attack is basically another name for HTTP session hijacking, but it is more targeted towards the wifi user.
MOBILE PHONE HACKING
Millions of Facebook user access Facebook through their smartphone. If the hacker can gain access to victim mobile phone then he can gain success to their Facebook account. there are lots of mobile spying software used to monitor a cell phone.
If a hacker has physical access to your computer he or she could insert a USB stick that is programmed with a function to automatically extract password saved in the browsers.
MAN IN THE MIDDLE ATTACK
If the victim and hacker are on the same LAN network and on switched based network, a hacker can place himself between the client and the server, or he could also act as a default gateway and capturing all the traffic in between.
Botnets are not commonly used for hacking facebook account because of its very costly setup. They are used to carry the more advanced attack.
A botnet is basically a collection of the compromised computer. The infection process is same as the keylogger, however, a botnet gives you an additional option in for carrying out the attack with compromised computer.
If both victim and hacker are on the same network, and the hacker can use a DNS spoofing attack and change the original facebook.com page to his own fake facebook login page and hence hacker can get access to victim facebook account.