T-Virus Hoax

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Discovered: August 19, 2004
Updated: February 13, 2007 12:26:37 PM
Type: Hoax



Writeup By: Eric Chien

Discovered: August 19, 2004
Updated: February 13, 2007 12:26:37 PM
Type: Hoax


The following hoax is spread by SMS.

The hoax message includes the following text:

Outbreak: I'm infecting you with t-virus, my code is <random numbers> .
Forward this to <phone number> to get your own code and chance to win prizes.
More at <website URL>

This hoax message is sent as part of a marketing campaign for the game Resident Evil: Outbreak.Please ignore any messages regarding this hoax and do not pass on messages. Passing on messages about the hoax only serves to further propagate it.

Writeup By: Eric Chien