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Email Hoaxes

Urban legends, virus warnings, chain letters, and more: they've all been around for years. Use these resources to find out how to spot hoaxes, and what to do when you receive them.
Hoaxes
CERTŪ Coordination Center The federally funded computer security experts at Carnegie Mellon University.
CIAC (Computer Incident Advisory Capability) Internet Hoaxes--how to identify a new hoax or valid warning, what to do Internet Chain Letters how to recognize a new chain letter, what to do

Virus Hoaxes

partial list of Virus Hoaxes
Rob Rosenberger's links to computer virus myths, hoaxes, urban legends
Data Fellows - Hoax warnings
IBM antivirus online - hype alerts!
ICSA - Hoax Information
McAfee - Virus Information Library - Virus Hoaxes
Sophos virus hoaxes
Symantec AntiVirus Research Center (SARC) - Virus Hoaxes

Virus info

Virus Encyclopedia
Computer Virus Myths home page
Virus Hoaxes
WildList Index
Trend Micro Anti-Virus Software, Virus Info - Virus Alerts

...dave


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