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Debunking Hoax Viruses

Beware! Some nasty viruses are lurking out there. Some people with nothing better to do in their lives than make others miserable are cooking up new toxic programs every day. We have often wondered if there was a monetary relationship between virus authors and virus killers, each supplying the other’s means of a living. Don’t laugh. It’s possible. Along with all the nasty stuff that prowls the Internet, there’s also a bunch of hoax viruses, and the strange thing about them is they never seem to die. There was a recent outbreak – if you dare call it that – of so-called “Teddy Bear” virus. In this hoax, the user was instructed to delete a file with a Teddy Bear icon that was perfectly fine and useful to have around. Right along with viruses, there are so many urban legends and nearly credible-sounding tales flooding and clogging up the bandwidth. We are here to tell you how to ferret out the good, bad and ugly in just a few steps. Full Story

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