Hoaxes and Anti-Virus, Anti-Hoax, Anti-Myth, Anti-Fraud and Anti-Spam Resources and Sites 2017

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Anti-Virus, Anti-Hoax, Anti-Myth, Anti-Fraud, and Anti-Spam Resources 2017:

Current Advisories, Alerts and Warnings:

Computer Emergency Response Team Coordination Center (CERT/CC)
http://www.cert.org/certcc.html

Exploit Prevention Labs
http://www.explabs.com/

Internet Alerts
http://www.internetalerts.info/

OSVDB: The Open Source Vulnerability Database
http://www.osvdb.org/

SANS Global Incident Analysis Center
https://isc.sans.edu/

Secunia – Vulnerability and Virus Information and Alerts
http://secunia.com/

US-CERT – National Computer Emergency Response Team
http://www.us-cert.gov/

Vulnerabilities                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  http://www.securityfocus.com/

xForce – World’s #1 Resource for Computer Threats and Vulnerability
http://xforce.iss.net/

 

Anti-Hoax and Anti-Virus Sites:

About.com Antivirus Resources
http://antivirus.about.com/compute/antivirus/

AntiOnline – Maximum Security for a Connected World
http://www.antionline.com/

AntiVirus for Exchange Server
http://www.gfi.com/products-and-solutions/email-and-messaging-solutions/gfi-mailessentials

Doug Muth’s Anti-Virus Help Page [Last Updated 2006]
http://www.dmuth.org/virus

Eddy Willems Free Anti-Virus Consultancy Comprehensive List
http://www.anti-malware.info/

F-Secure
http://www.f-secure.com/

Handling Internet Hoaxes from the Institute for the Investigation of Irregular Internet Phenomena
http://www.setileague.org/otherweb/hoaxes.htm

Hoax du Jour
http://www.korova.com/virus/hoax.htm

Hoax Encyclopedia
http://antivirus.about.com/od/emailhoaxes/l/blenhoax.htm

Hoax Warnings from F-Secure
http://www.f-secure.com/virus-info/hoax/

Hoaxes and Other Bad Information in the News
http://virtualchase.justia.com/hoaxes-and-other-bad-information

Hoaxes and Scares
http://www.sophos.com/en-us/threat-center/threat-analyses/hoaxes.aspx

Identifying Hoaxes
http://www.philb.com/hoaxes.htm

Indiana University Knowledge Base Virus Hoaxes
http://kb.iu.edu/data/afjv.html

Is It a Scam? Find Out with This Search Engine
http://www.jasonmorrison.net/is-this-a-scam/

Library of Spoof, Forged, Bogus and Hoax eMail Scams and Web Pages or Sites
http://www.millersmiles.co.uk/identitytheft/spoof-email-and-spoof-web-page-library.htm

Lies, Damn Lies and ICQ Messages
http://diamond-back.com/icqlies.html

Microsoft Windows AntiSpyware – Windows Defender
http://www.microsoft.com/security/default.aspx

Norton Rescue Tools
http://security.symantec.com/nbrt/overview.aspx?ssdcat=221&lcid=1033&serviceid=81&pName=N360&pversionid=5.1&origin=scnsum&env=prod&layout=esd&tooltype=nmr&osver=6.1

Purportal.com – The Bunk Stops Here
http://purportal.com/

Symantec Security Response Hoax Page – Threat Explorer
http://www.symantec.com/security_response/landing/risks/hoaxes.jsp

The Antivirus Defense-in-Depth Guide [now called Malware Defense Guide]
http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc162791.aspx

Truth Miners
http://www.TruthMiners.com/truth/

Truth or Fiction
http://www.truthorfiction.com/

Virus Bulletin – Hoaxes
http://www.virusbtn.com/resources/hoaxes/index

Virus-L comp.virus Frequently Asked Questions
http://www.faqs.org/faqs/computer-virus/faq/

vMyths.com
http://www.vmyths.com/

 

Anti-Myth and Urban Legends Sites:

Computer Virus Myths Home Page
http://www.vmyths.com/

Snopes – Urban Legends Reference Pages
http://www.snopes.com/

Urban Legend Combat Kit
http://netsquirrel.com/combatkit/

Urban Legends and Folklore from About.com
http://urbanlegends.about.com/

 

Anti-Fraud Sites

Anti-Phishing Working Group
http://www.antiphishing.org/

APWG – Unifying the Global Response to Cybercrime
http://www.antiphishing.org/

Better Business Bureau
http://www.bbb.org/

Consumer Action Website Federal Citizen Information Center
http://www.usa.gov/topics/consumer.shtml

Crimes of Persuasion: Telemarketing and Investment Frauds
http://www.crimes-of-persuasion.com/

CyberCrime
http://www.justice.gov/criminal/cybercrime/

Cyber Criminals Most Wanted
http://www.ccmostwanted.com/

CyberFraud and Internet Fraud
http://www.sec.gov/investor/pubs/cyberfraud.htm

Economic Crime Investigation Institute
http://www.ecii.edu/

Identity Theft
http://www.consumer.ftc.gov/features/feature-0014-identity-theft

Identity Theft Resources Center
http://www.idtheftcenter.org/

Internet Crime Complaint Center
http://www.ic3.gov/default.aspx

Internet Fraud: How to Avoid Internet Investment Scams
http://www.sec.gov/investor/pubs/cyberfraud.htm

Internet ScamBusters
http://www.scambusters.org/

National Fraud Information Center
http://www.fraud.org/

Quack Watch
http://www.quackwatch.org/

Spoof eMail Hoax Scams and Web Pages
http://www.millersmiles.co.uk/

Strider URL Tracer with Typo-Patrol
http://research.microsoft.com/en-us/um/redmond/projects/strider/urltracer/

U.S. Consumer Gateway: Your Money
http://www.consumer.gov/section/managing-your-money

WebAssured.com
http://www.webassured.com/

WeGoLook™ – Internet Fraud Protection to Protect Against Fraud and Misinterpretation
http://wegolook.com/

WiredSafety
http://www.wiredsafety.org/

WorldWide Scam Network
http://www.worldwidescam.com/

 

Anti-Chain Letter Sites:

Chain Letters on the Internet
http://www.cs.rutgers.edu/~watrous/chain-letters.html
Anti-SPAM Sites:

alt.spam FAQ
http://faqs.cs.uu.nl/na-dir/net-abuse-faq/spam-faq.html

Anti-Spam Solutions and Security, Part 2 by Dr. Neal Krawetz
http://www.symantec.com/connect/articles/anti-spam-solutions-and-security-part-2

Ban Spam
http://banspam.javawoman.com/index.html

Coalition Against Unsolicited Commercial Email (CAUCE)
http://www.cauce.org/

Council for Responsible E-mail (CRE) – Association for Interactive Marketing (AIM)
http://www.interactivehq.org/

Fight Spam on the Internet
http://spam.abuse.net/

GetNetWise Resource Page relating to Anti-Spam
http://spam.getnetwise.org/

Jetable.org – Anti-Spam Solution
http://www.jetable.org/en/index

Project Honey Pot
http://www.projecthoneypot.org/

reCAPTCHA Mailhide
http://www.google.com/recaptcha/mailhide/

SpamBot Beware
http://www.turnstep.com/Spambot/

SpamBully – Spam filter for Email
http://www.spambully.com/

SpamCop
http://spamcop.net/

SpamFighter
http://www.spamfighter.com/

Spam Laws
http://www.spamlaws.com/

StopSpam.org
http://www.stopspam.org/

Zero Spam Network
http://www.0spam.com/

 

Anti-Vandal, Computer and Network Security Resources:

Center for Education and Research in Information Assurance and Security
http://www.cerias.purdue.edu/

GFI Email Security Testing Zone
http://www.gfi.com/pages/email-security.asp

HackNotifier – Protect Yourself From Hackers
http://www.hacknotifier.com/

Kyplex – Cloud Based Website Security and Antivirus Scanner
http://www.kyplex.com/website-antivirus.html

 

Articles and White Papers:

Fraud and Deception on the Internet [Last updated 2003]
http://marylaine.com/lies.html

FYI 28 Netiquette Guidelines
http://www.faqs.org/rfcs/fyi/fyi28.html

FYI35 – Don’t Spew
http://www.faqs.org/rfcs/fyi/fyi35.html

Internet Web Hosting Scams and “Free” Hosting Ripoffs by Lori Eldridge
http://www.loriswebs.com/internethostingscams.html

Mailing List Manners 101
http://tidbits.com/article/5386

Netiquette Home Page from Albion.com
http://www.albion.com/netiquette/

 

Computer Emergency Response Team (CERT) Alerts:

CERT – Alerts and Tips
http://www.us-cert.gov/ncas

CERT/CC – Incident Notes
http://www.cert.org/incident_notes/

US-CERT – National Computer Emergency Response Team
http://www.us-cert.gov/

 

Government and Non-for-Profit Resources:

Computer Crime Research Center
http://www.crime-research.org/

Forum of Incident Response and Security Teams
http://www.first.org/

The Wildlist Organization
http://www.wildlist.org/

WiredSafety
http://www.wiredsafety.org/

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