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Amy Bruce Charity Hoax Revisited
Message circulating via social media claims that 7 year old cancer sufferer Amy Bruce will receive £7 from the Make-A-Wish Foundation every time the information is reposted.
Bob Katter and the 'Labor Party's Worst Nightmare' Polemic
A widely circulated political diatribe that discusses perceived problems with modern Australian social and political life is attributed to conservative independent MP Bob Katter.
Sleazy Online Dating Emails Carry Malware
Series of sleazy emails purporting to be from an adult orientated website, claim that recipients can view photographs of available girls by opening an attached file.
'New Antivirus Update for Windows' Scam Email
Email claims that a new version of "Antivirus 2011 for Windows" is available and urges recipients to follow a link to download the update.
Are UK Companies Required by Law To Transfer 0800 Callers to UK Based Reps If Requested?
Circulating message claims that UK residents who contact a company via a 0800 phone number and find that they are talking to an overseas customer service representative can ask to be transferred to a UK based representative, thereby helping to create more UK jobs. According to the message, there is a law requiring companies to make such a call transfer if requested by a customer.
Western Union 'Money Transfer' Trojan Email
Email purporting to be from Western Union claims that the recipient has "received a remittance" and should open an attached file to access more information about a supposed money transfer.
Australian Taxation Office 'New Rules' Malware Emails
Emails purporting to be from the Australian Taxation Office (ATO) claim that new rules for ABN numbers are being introduced and that recipients should follow a link in the message to access more information about the changes.