Virus Hoaxes & Realities

‘Trump Suffering from a Stroke’ Virus Warning
  • 15 July 2018
Pictures of President Trump's suffering a stroke and a supposed virus attached to them are...
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‘Visit the New Facebook’ Virus Warning Rumor: A hacker is stealing personal info by spreading messages with links to 'Visit the...
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‘Dance of the Pope’ Virus Warning
  • 15 April 2015
Rumors of a cell phone virus disguised as a video called the 'Dance of the...
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‘Black Muslim in the White House’ Virus
  • 4 August 2010
Virus warning: A computer virus called 'Black Muslim in the White House' will burn your...
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Parking Violations Bureau Virus A virus is being spread via e-mails about a parking violation ticket issued in another...
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CryptoLocker Warning about CryptoLocker malware that holds computer files for ransom.
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Package Delivery Failure Virus
  • 14 July 2008
Warning about computer viruses sent out disguised as package delivery failure notifications.
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’15 Seconds’ Virus Warning 'Nobody can watch this for more than 15 seconds' virus alert.
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Heartbleed The discovery of a major bug known as 'Heartbleed' has prompted web sites to encourage...
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Invitation Facebook Virus Warning about the Invitation/Olympic Torch computer virus that 'burns the whole hard disc C of...
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‘Funeral Announcement’ Malware Messages announcing the death of a friend harbor malware that infects the recipient's computer with...
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FACT CHECK: 'Hallmark Postcard from a Family Member' Virus
‘Hallmark Postcard from a Family Member’ Virus
  • 1 July 2007
Information about the 'Hallmark Postcard from a Family Member' computer virus.
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