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Symantec: Hoaxes

Periodically a series of "important messages" about new email viruses make their way through various mailing lists. While savvy Internet users can usually immediately spot these hoaxes, they can be both intimidating and frightening to neophytes (not to mention the bandwidth wasted when the messages are passed on to other users.) One of the better sites that track both email and other computer virus hoaxes is Symantec Corporation's (producer of Norton Utilities) Virus Hoaxes. The site describes hoaxes, from Good Times, to PENPAL GREETINGS, to Join the Crew. Background, including the actual "warning" message is provided. These sites provide a valuable service to the Internet community, especially for new users.
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Computer Virus Information
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[1997-]
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1997-08-29
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2003-04-03 15:52:40
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2003-04-03 15:52:40
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