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Computer Virus Hoaxes - Urban Legends - About.com
Pointers to the best available information on computer virus hoaxes and ... In a sense, all virus warnings are misleading because they lend the false impression  ...
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'A Virtual Card for You' Virus Hoax - Urban Legends
Hoax email alert warns of 'the worst virus ever' circulating under the header 'A ... As soon as the supposed virtual card is opened, the computer freezes so that ...
http://urbanlegends.about.com/library/bl_a_card_for_you.htm
'Postcard from Hallmark' Virus Hoax - Urban Legends
Jan 11, 2014 ... Hoax alert warns of 'the worst virus ever' circulating in the form of an email attachment ... http://www.snopes.com/computer/virus/postcard.asp
http://urbanlegends.about.com/library/bl_postcard_virus.htm
Virus (Hoax) Warning! - Cats - About.com
To check your system for this virus, and to learn how to protect yourself from computer viruses, visit the McAfee PC Clinic at http://clinic.mcafee.com.
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'Olympic Torch' Virus Warning - Urban Legends - About.com
HOAX: The 'Invitation' virus alert first emerged prior to the 2006 Winter Olympics. It warns of a computer virus which appears on the screen in the form of 'an ...
http://urbanlegends.about.com/library/bl_olympic_torch_virus.htm
'Osama Bin Laden Hanged' Virus - Urban Legends
Forwarded email alert warns that messages purporting to contain pictures of al- Qaeda ... Bin Laden dead by hanging actually transmit a malicious computer virus.
http://urbanlegends.about.com/library/bl_osama_virus.htm
Hoax Cost - The Cost of an Email Virus Hoax - Antivirus Software
Computer virus hoaxes have been around for nearly as long as the first virus. ... Indeed, hoaxes, with their ominous warnings or fictitious promises of instant ...
http://antivirus.about.com/od/virusdescriptions/a/virushoax.htm
The Hoax is a Worm, and a Virus - About Email - About.com
Are you your computer's most dangerous virus? Or is that just a hoax? Find out how hoaxes and virus warnings can have bad effects on your computer.
http://email.about.com/cs/virusprotection/a/hoax_is_a_worm.htm
Computer Virus Hoaxes - Urban Legends - About.com
As a general rule, paying attention to forwarded email warnings is the worst way to try to protect yourself from viruses — and not just because the majority of virus  ...
http://urbanlegends.about.com/cs/virushoaxes/
HOAX: 'Black Muslim in the White House' Virus - Urban Legends
Oct 13, 2013 ... Viral messages warn of the 'most destructive ever' computer virus ... These fake warnings are variants of a virus hoax that has circulated in ...
http://urbanlegends.about.com/od/virushoaxes1/a/black_in_the_white_house_virus.htm
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