Identifying Internet And E-Mail Hoaxes

Have you by chance been warned today about a powerpoint presentation that could destroy all the contents of your computer? If so, you are not alone. But we've got some good news for you.

It's a hoax, one that first showed up back in 2002. An e-mail may warn you that a powerpoint presentation called Life Is Beautiful, when opened, will render your p-c useless. But computer experts say the warning isn't true, that the whole thing is just a hoax designed to cause panic. They also ask that you do not pass on messages about it because those messages only serve to feed the hoax.

To learn more about this hoax and others, click here for a link.