Computers are not only now an integral part of our daily lives, they’ve also become the primary means by which urban legends and other pieces of misinformation are now spread — everything from “stupid computer user” stories to virus warning hoaxes (and the occasional real warning).






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Heartbleed


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Funeral Announcement


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CryptoLocker


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Zeus Virus


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Mitt Romney Almost President


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Skype virus.


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Windows Live Update virus.


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Flame Virus


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DNSChanger malware could knock users off the Internet on July 9.


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Messages offering the removal of a Facebook Timeline harbor a computer virus.


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“Nobody can watch this for more than 15 seconds” video.


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Breaking Dawn


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Uniform Traffic Ticket


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Here You Have/ Here It Is / Just for You


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New Gifts for You


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Black in the White House   (aka Black Muslim in the White House)


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Distracting Beach Babes


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A form of malware can be activated by prompting Internet Explorer users to press the F1 key.


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Messages appearing to come from Facebook friends and directing recipients to view YouTube videos harbor a virus.


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FDIC notice of bank failure


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Facebook Virus (Bredlolab)


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FDIC notice of bank failure


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Facebook Fan Check


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Conficker (aka Downadup).


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Koobface


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Amazing Speech by Obama


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Obama Sex Video


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CNN News Alert


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FBI vs. Facebook


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UPS/FedEx/DHL Delivery Failure


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Complaint made to the FTC” download.


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Robot.


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You’ve Received a Postcard from a Family Member!


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Storm Worm


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Mail Server Report


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A (Virtual) Card for You


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New Graphic Site


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Invitation   (aka Olympic Torch, Merry Christmas)


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Kama Sutra   (aka Nyxem.E, Grew.A, Blackmal.E, MyWife.D)


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Sober.X   (aka “Illegal Websites”)


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Osama Hanged   (aka Hackarmy)

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Osama bin Laden Captured


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Budweiser Frogs Screen Saver


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Mobile Phone Virus   (UNAVAILABLE, ACE-? or XALAN)


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Michael Jackson Suicide Attempt   (aka Troj/Borobt-Gen)


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W32.Sober.N   (aka “I’ve Got Your Email on My Account”)


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W32.Sober.K   (aka “FBI questions about visits to illegal web sites”)


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W32/VBSun-A   (aka “Tsunami Donation”)


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Zafi.D


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MyDoom   (Paypal charge variant)

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Sasser


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Beagle.Q   (aka Bagle.Q)


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Beagle.J   (aka Bagle.J)


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Netsky


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Novarg   (aka MyDoom)


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Sober.C   (aka FBI Illegal Download)*


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Backdoor.Sysbug   (aka James)


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Mimail.i   (aka Paypal)


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Microsoft Patch


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Got You


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Dumaru


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Sobig.F   (W32.Sobig.F@mm)


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Blaster   (MSBlaster.exe)


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Mimail   (message.zip)


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Palyh


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Fizzer


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Ganda


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Lovgate   (W32.HLLW.Lovgate@mm)


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Christmas tree app


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Sobig   (W32.Sobig.A@mm)


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Lirva   (W32.Lirva.A@mm)


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Opening a greeting card from FriendGreetings.com can trigger a software download that will automatically send an e-card to everyone in your address book.


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Bugbear   (W32.Bugbear@mm)


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JDBGMGR.EXE   (Bear Virus)


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Klez-H   (Allhallowmas)


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Visit the New Facebook


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Life is Beautiful.pps


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MyLife   (W32.MyLife.C@mm)


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An Internet Flower for You


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Gibe


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Klez


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Hackers List

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Pictures of My Party   (W32/Myparty@mm)


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Gigger   (JS.Gigger.A@mm)

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Scherzo!


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Reeezak   (Christmas.exe)


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SULFNBK.EXE


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Goner   (gone.scr)

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BadTrans


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WTC Survivor

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Voter Virus   (Win.32.vote, wtc.exe)

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Nimda   (readme.exe)

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Code Red


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W32/SirCam


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It Takes Guts to Say Jesus

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Goodtimes (also known as Join the Crew, Penpal Greetings, Deeyenda, Irina and Win a Holiday).


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A free immunity tool will protect your PC from the Klez.E virus.


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Creating a phony entry in your address book will stop viruses from mailing themselves out from your PC.


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MusicPanel MP3 Virus


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Timothy McVeigh execution video


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Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs (hahaha@sexyfun.net)


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Shakira’s Pictures


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Microsoft Security Patch


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Dance of the Pope