Skip Navigation

Home Projects Publications Archives About Sign Up or Log In

Browse Resources

Computer viruses -- Hoaxes

Resources
View Resource Vmyths.com: Truth about Computer Security Hysteria

Citing common misconceptions and the deliberate distribution of misinformation about computer security, the Vmyths Web site serves as a reference to refute virus hoaxes and, more generally, to eliminate widespread hysteria by educating the unaware. False email warnings can cause the recipient to delete important system files, thinking they are infected with a virus. This is just one situation that...

http://vmyths.com/
View Resource Symantec: Virus Alerts and Hoaxes

This website by Symantec (makers of Norton AntiVirus) provides information on the latest virus threats, security advisories, updates for Symantec products and removal tools, as well as some basic information on viruses. The Reference Area includes FAQ, a Glossary, Newsletter, White Papers, a section where you can Submit Virus Samples, postings of Hoaxes, a Security Database, Virus Encyclopedia,...

https://www.symantec.com/security_response/landing/risks/hoa...