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WordScribe Virus Hoax

WordScribe Virus Hoax

Discovered:
January 16, 2001
Updated:
February 13, 2007



The "WordScribe Virus" is a hoax. It consists of messages and Web pages claiming that 'WordScribe" is a virus

WordScribe is a spelling checker and thesaurus program from hSoft, Inc. It is not a virus.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: Ralph Gutierrez