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Issue 172 - Hoax-Slayer Newsletter

Issue 172 - February, 2014 (2nd Edition)




  1. 'Energy Statement' Malware Email
  2. Telstra Withdrawing Access to Facebook Zero
  3. Microsoft 'Reactivate Your Email Account' Phishing Scam
  4. HOAX - 'Calls to 0809 Area Code from UK will be Charged at £1500 Per Minute'
  5. One Ring Phone Scam Warnings
  6. 'Shocking Accident Roller Coaster' Video Site Promotion Scam
  7. 'Incoming Fax Report' Malware Email
  8. Satirical Article Falsely Claims Flappy Bird Creator Committed Suicide
  9. Vin Diesel Fake Death Report Facebook Scam
  10. RBS 'Latest Statement Available' Phishing Scam
  11. Satire - 'Sochi Olympic Rings Mishap Man Found Dead'
  12. 'Justin Bieber Killed a 7-Year-Old Boy' Rogue App Facebook Scam
  13. No, Michael Vick was NOT Hospitalized In A Pit Bull Attack
  14. Hoax - Indian Woman Gives Birth to Eleven Babies at Once
  15. 'Rent Arrears Warning' Malware Email
  16. Facebook 'A Look Back' Video is Genuine (But Watch For Scam Imitations)
  17. 'Major Hack' Facebook Virus Warning Message
  18. 'Unconscious Chicken Farming' Social Media Messages
  19. cPanel 'Account Verification' Phishing Scam
  20. 'Complaint Has Been Received' Pretrial Notice Malware Email
  21. Satire – 'Super Bowl XLVIII Believed to have been Rigged'
  22. ANZ 'Upgrade to New System' Phishing Scam
  23. Misleading and Inaccurate Warning – 'Don’t Answer Calls While Charging Cell Phone'
  24. 'Image Has Been Sent by Evernote' Malware Email
  25. Eviction Notice Malware Email
  26. Gravel Drug Warning Message






Hoax-Slayer Newsletter issue 172

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