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City of Colorado Springs / Police / Be SAFE / Email Hoaxes

Colorado Springs Police Department

Email and Internet Hoaxes


There are numerous email "warnings" and "hoaxes" which are circulating through the email systems. The CSPD is providing you with links to sites where you can research and validate email warnings you may receive.

Hoax Warnings
This page is considered the industry standard information source for new virus hoaxes and false alerts.

Truth or Fiction
Welcome to Your email reality check! When you get emails with warnings, virus alerts, inspirational stories, business opportunities, and pleas for help...check them out to see if they are Truth or Fiction.

Hoax Encyclopedia
Virus Hoaxes and other misinformation about viruses.
Urban legends, email hoaxes, etc.

Computer Viruses
Internet worms, computer viruses, computer hoaxes, malware, etc.

We hope these sites are useful and that by providing this information we can help end email hoaxes!