Published: July 11, 2016
Time: 00:00:47 Seconds
Category: Science and Technology
Description: A short animation about internet hoaxes.
A hoax is a scam. The rules for avoiding them center around avoidance. There are common tactics used to trick people. Most can be avoided.
Hoaxes attempt to get someone to do something willingly. Most often people are tricked out of money. Other times they are tricked into downloading a virus.
Some tricks include sending chain letters for marketing lists. Other times they spread false information for an unknown reason.
Verify online information with a reliable offline source. More »
Avoid verifying information only in microblogs. More »
Delete. Do not forward chain email. More »
Do not respond to requests from unknown contacts. More »
Undeveloped countries are known for scams. More »
Guidelines for protection from hoaxes have to do with knowledge and information more than anything else. Most of the time they are easy to spot by following the rules. A lot of them have to do with avoidance.
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