Today’s Security Tip
Digicom Consulting lays claim to Moon with lasered logo! Sound to crazy to be true? Then why share it? Just like Walmart, Target, Bill Gates, or anyone else giving you something for free, just by forwarding it to your friends. If a internet post seems to be unbelievable, check it out first, before you help spread the latest hoax!
If you want to check the validity of an email, there are some websites that provide information about hoaxes and urban legends:
- Urban Legends and Folklore – http://urbanlegends.about.com/(link is external)
- Urban Legends Reference Pages – http://www.snopes.com/(link is external)
- TruthOrFiction.com – http://www.truthorfiction.com/(link is external)
- Symantec Security Response Hoaxes – http://www.symantec.com/avcenter/hoax.html(link is external)
- McAfee Security Virus Hoaxes – http://home.mcafee.com/VirusInfo/VirusHoaxes.aspx