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Command Software F-PROT Professional - Virus Hoaxes

One of the interesting things about the Internet is the way gossip, rumors, and hoaxes get passed from user to user, network to network, country to country. The onslaught of computer virus hoaxes is no exception. The Good Times hoax warning about a non-existent e-mail virus has been going around for two years already. There have been several versions of this hoax, including Irina, Penpal Greetings, PKZIP300 and Deeyenda Maddick. Much of the information found here, and a little extra, can also be found at DataFellows, or at www.kumite.com/myths.

Here is a list of virus hoaxes: