A Hoax is a little digital trickster. You get a message warning you about a scary computer virus – but wait, it’s all a big fat lie!

These sneaky hoaxes can slide into your emails, instant messages, or social media, or pop up on your screen, causing quite a stir. Before you hit that panic button, do some online sleuthing to check if it’s legit. And if it turns out to be faker than a knockoff designer bag, let the sender know. These hoaxes can lure you into malware-infested websites, so stay sharp and don’t fall for their tricks!