Tuesday, May 10, 2011

Browsing facebook using secure connection and Login Notification system

Follow the steps given below to browse facebook using secure connection.

Step 1 : Click on Account menu at the top right corner.

Step 2 : In that click Account Settings option.


Step 3 : On the settings tab click on Account Security option


Step 4 : Check "Browse Facebook on a secure connection (https) whenever possible" box.
              Click on Save and you are done.



After completing procedure you will see https://www.facebook.com instead of http://www.facebook.com. This indicates that you are browsing facebook on secure connection. It makes your connection encrypted by using SSL/TLS protocols so protects you from the eavesdropping and intercepting your data by someone for malicious purpose.  

The other option is of Login Notifications .


It will notify you when you try to log in to your facebook account using different computer/IP address.


There are two notification options.


1.Send me an Email 
When you try to log in using different computer/IP address, facebook will notify you about your log in      attempt by sending you an email


2.Send me a text message
When you try to log in using different computer/IP address, facebook will notify you about your log in      attempt by sending you a text message on mobile no you have specified in your facebook account.


You can also enable secure browsing in Gmail. Read how to make facebook connection secure here

5 comments:

  1. That's good.
    Thanks Malhar for sharing important information.
    By the way the second option is also useful. That helped me when my google account was hacked.

    Second Option is:

    Login Notifications
    When an unrecognized computer or device tries to access my account:
    Send me an email

    Chetan Sindhi

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  2. Yes Sir. I forget to mention second option in my blog post. I also use second option for more security.

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  3. Hi there and thanks for this interesting and important post.

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