Facebook and Email Security tips to stop hackers Here are some of the very minimum things you should do if you want to stop hackers from ruining your life. The sad thing? You can probably do all of these things perfectly and still get hacked. Different passwords Every single account should have a different password. Never ever ... don't send you emails with links. Don't ever click any such email you get. If you genuinely think it is from your bank ring them up instead.