Hoax

Can Gordon Brown’s smile infect your computer with a virus?

Emails which claim that pictures of Gordon Brown smiling can infect your PC with a virus have been widely distributed via email. Members of the public are unwittingly forwarding the hoax warning, believing it to be true, warning that the dangerous emails refer to “Gordon Brown smiling or even ‘looking happy’”, and that all computer

The Automation Labs Facebook security scare

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Facebook unnamed app: Hackers poison search results

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Johnny Depp has NOT died in a car crash, but hackers exploit rumours

Hollywood movie actor Johnny Depp, famous for his roles in Edward Scissorhands, Sleepy Hollow and Pirates of the Caribbean, became the unwitting star of an internet hoax.

Ubisoft confirms Splinter Cell website ‘hack’

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The Simon Ashton hacker hoax, spreading via email

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Kanye West has NOT died in a car crash, but hackers still exploit the rumour

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AMBER alert about license plate 98B351 is a hoax

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Emma Watson has NOT died in a car crash

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Iranian media falls for Obama BlackBerry hack hoax

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Ford debunks $15,500 Fusion Hybrid email hoax

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Wal-Mart hoax spreading via SMS text messages

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Breaking news: Tom Cruise isn’t dead

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Who creates email hoaxes and why?

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Marks & Spencer email hoax resurgence

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