Warnings about bottled water injected with poison that circulated on social media in March 2018 weren’t based on credible reports.
Outdated reports about an Easter egg recall from 2017 resurfaced in 2018 as an outdated warning about Target issuing a massive Easter egg recall.
New drug-resistant, hypervirulent strains of Klebsiella pneumoniae are real and very dangerous — but those threats have been taken out of context by scammers trying to sell cures that don’t appear to exist.
False claims that Facebook only shows users posts from 26 friends circulated in February 2018.
Facebook users warn about Tamiflu side effects in children, but it’s not clear how common those side effects are.
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A study found that 81 percent of dollar store non-toy products failed to meet voluntarily toy safety standards — but the results have been misrepresented.
Warnings about Bad Rabbit ransomeware are credible — but the virus had only targeted corporate networks outside the U.S. as of October 26, 2017.
False reports about a creepy clown Halloween purge resurfaced in October 2017, but they’re not tied to any credible threats.
Warnings not to accept friend requests from hacker James Woods that surfaced in August 2017 weren’t tied to legitimate cybersecurity threats.