The FBI urged the public to reboot routers and network hardware in May 2018 after disrupting a group of Russian hackers who installed malware capable of stealing information.
A bogus message from Mark, the director of Facebook warns that Facebook will become chargeable.
A commentary titled “An Interesting Talk by the Head of Daimler Benz” has been falsely attributed to the head of Daimler Benz (or Mercedes-Benz) in forwarded emails.
Warnings about Bad Rabbit ransomeware are credible — but the virus had only targeted corporate networks outside the U.S. as of October 26, 2017.
Searching “following me” on Facebook won’t reveal secret or unwanted followers — it will accounts where the phrase “following me” appears.
False warnings not to accept anything from Facebook hacker Fabrizio Brambilla surfaced in August 2017 and weren’t connected to a legitimate threat.
A warning not to accept a friend request from John Jacob Jingleheimer Schmidt is a joke that plays on similar warnings that have gone viral.
False warnings not to accept friend requests from hacker Jayden K. Smith because will gain access to all your friends’ accounts surfaced in July 2017.
The “Turkish Crime Family” hacker group has threatened to wipe hundreds of millions of iPhones of data, but it’s not clear how credible the threat is.
Latest Facebook Hack Arises Between Comments on Your Contacts’ Posts-Fiction! Summary of eRumor: Posts about “the latest Facebook hack” warn users that hackers are posting offensive messages or pornography “between the…