The "Donald Trump Arrested" Virus is a Hoax or Fake-News
October 28, 2016
The "Donald Trump Arrested" virus post below is another reason why the saying: "do not believe everything you read online or on the internet," should be taken seriously. The "Donald Trump Arrested" virus is clearly a hoax or fake-news. The major antivirus companies have not reported finding such a so-called virus, and even the reputable news media houses have not reported anything on such virus.
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The "Donald Trump Arrested" Virus Post
"Breaking News. 'Donald Trump arrested' Please if you see two police officers arresting Donald Trump on your computer screen, Do not click to read the news. It is a Virus. Someone has done that and it has infected their computer. Please send to all in your contact list."
Pranksters create hoaxes or fake-news like the “Donald Trump Arrested" virus to create mass panic, to show how easily they can trick society, or they just do it for fun. This is why things posted on social networking or unpopular websites should be verified by reputable news websites before being shared, commented on, or liked.
Although the “Donald Trump Arrested” virus is a hoax, caution should still be taken when clicking on links, especially links that ask to download and install software or an app, or opening email attachments.
This "Donald Trump Arrested" virus hoax is similar to the "Dance of the Hillary" virus hoax.
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