Virus Hoaxes

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V i r u s H o a x e s First of all I want to give a short definition of a virus hoax: A virus hoax is a false warning about a computer virus. Typically, the warning arrives in an e-mail note or is distributed through a note in a company s internal network. These notes are usually forwarded using distribution lists and they will typically suggest that the recipient forward the note to other distribution lists. History of hoaxes Since 1988, computer virus hoaxes have been circulating the Internet. Form this time on virus hoaxes have flooded the Net. With thousands of viruses worldwide, virus paranoia in the community has risen to an extremely high level. It is this paranoia that fuels these false warnings. A good example of this behaviour is the Good Times virus hoax which started in 1994 ...

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