Get information about the fraudulent email chain letters, warnings, offers, and pleas for help, computer viruses, and more. From the Department of Energy.
Research, advice, and links to help stop the spread of email hoaxes, misinformation, and chain letters.
Monthly newsletter reporting on the latest email hoaxes and current Internet scams.
- Chain Letter Evolution
Presents the history, dynamics, motivations, and evolution of chain letters.
- E-Mail Junkyard
Collection of e-mail forwards, funnies, hoxes, jokes, surveys and chain letters, jokes, forwards, fake virus warnings, surveys, petitions, cute little ASCII art, and every other form of forwarded e-mail junk imaginable on the Internet.
- How to Defeat a Chain Letter
Are you sick of feeling that you have to forward chain letters to avoid bad luck? Read this anti-chain letter.
- Don't Spread That Hoax!
Get the real story behind email scams, virus hoaxes, and other Internet junk.
- Chain Letters
What's wrong with them? Why can't they work? Includes examples and extensive other links.
- Hoaxkill: Chainletter Hoaxes
Profiles various hoax messages which ask users to forward them to friends for a good cause.
- Bill 602-P (2)
- Claire Swire (2)
Sites addressing the origins of the embarrassing e-mail correspondence that began circulating on the Internet in mid-December 2000.