The activities of hackers in the recent times have been on an alarming rate with many still counting their losses after falling victims to these fraudsters.
It is safe to be guided with the right information on how to stop these cyber criminals from having access to your social media and bank accounts. With this relevant information, you will be able to protect all your accounts from hackers.
Here are the easy steps you need to follow so as to protect your social media and bank accounts from hackers;
Go to your Facebook account settings. Click on it. Scroll down to security. Click on it. Scroll to security and login. Scroll to use two factor authentication. Click on it. Fill in the information. Thereafter, a code will be sent to your phone number. Save the code. Never reveal the code to anyone.
Click on the 3 dots at the right hand corner side of your Whatsapp account. Click on it. Scroll down to settings,click on it, scroll down to account,click on it, scroll down to two step verification, click on it, scroll down to activate, you will be directed to give your secret code. Never reveal your code to anybody.
IF YOU DO MOBILE BANKING from your phone, there is need to put a PIN on your SIM, otherwise your account can be wipe clean anytime you lose your phone or your phone is stolen. The process to do is very simple but if ignored can cost your all Your life savings.
For those who don't know about it yet, just follow these simple steps to protect your phone from phone thieves;
1. Go to SETTINGS in Your phone.
2. Go to SECURITY & LOCATION under SETTINGS
3. Go to SIM CARD LOCK.
4. Click on LOCK SIM CARD.
5. Enter Your mobile network default SIM CARD PIN.
*For MTN users it is "00000".
*For 9mobile users it is "0000"
* For GLO users, it is "0000"
*For AIRTEL users it is "1111".
6. After entering the MOBILE NETWORK DEFAULT PIN, under it You will see " CHANGE SIM PIN", click on it to change to your unique 4 digit pin,
7. Confirm Your unique 4 digit pin by entering it again & YOU ARE DONE.
So anytime you "On" your phone you will be prompted to enter your SIM CARD PIN just as You will be prompted to enter your phone lock PIN or Draw your PATTERN each time You "START" (ON) Your phone.
With the ACTIVATION OF SIM LOCK on your phone, your money can never be withdrawn from your bank account through your SIM because your SIM will be useless in their hands since it is blocked and You will not be under tension to go and block or retrieve your stolen SIM.
Please kindly share this information with your loved ones because the rate of phone theft these days are alarming as they (phone thieves) are not just after the phone but SIM CARDS linked to Your bank account.