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Death hoaxes about Britney Spears to that of Hillary Clinton were reported in 2016; other names included Angelina Jolie, Miley Cyrus, Jaden Smith and Adele.
Speckhard (2003) offers several practical implications in her study of hoaxes.
That's more than double the previous year when there were nine incidents which were certainly hoaxes and six incidents which may have been hoaxes.
The legislation came in response to false anthrax alarms and other hoaxes after the Sept.
To make scientific arguments more visible and to offer several models for analyzing and producing arguments, I designed the course that will be described below, Frauds, Hoaxes, and Pseudoscience.
In SOPHOS's most recent list, six of the top 10 hoaxes are bogus warnings about e-mails carrying viruses.
Anti-virus software developer Sophos has revealed the most frequently occurring viruses and hoaxes in December 2002.
Of those calls, about 950 have been hoaxes, figures from the Association of Chief Police Officers (ACPO) showed.
In TAYSIDE, there were 42 fire calls, 15 are believed to have been hoaxes.
MORE than half the 999 calls made from BT payphones are hoaxes, the company said yesterday.
Top Ten hoaxes reported to Sophos during July 2002 are as follows:
Do you have a hard time sorting the real virus threats from the hoaxes that can generate needless hysteria?