Hoax Museum Blog: Technology

Online Liars — Using technology to get around the problem of people lying online. From the NY Times (reg. req.). Researchers estimate that 42% of online responses are currently false.
Posted: Tue Jul 23, 2002.   Comments (0)

Your Digital Buddy Pirate — On the subject of Digital Buddies (see below) here's a website where your online digital buddy can be a member of an LA street gang. His name is Pirate. Ask him whatever you want. You even get to see him type his reply.
Posted: Fri Jul 19, 2002.   Comments (0)

Digital Buddies — Digital Buddies are fake friends who will sell you products online. They chat and make jokes, but they're just computer programs. From the LA Times (requires reg.).
Posted: Fri Jul 19, 2002.   Comments (1)

Hacking is most often an inside job — Interesting article in the Daily Telegraph about computer hacking (requires registration), following last week's hacker conference in NYC. Quotes an expert who suggests that the majority of hacking directed against companies actually stems from insiders within the companies themselves.
Posted: Wed Jul 17, 2002.   Comments (0)

USA Today Hacked — Hackers broke into USA Today's web site and replaced the real news with fake stories. One of the hoax stories was that the Vatican had declared the Bible to be an April Fool's joke.
Posted: Sun Jul 14, 2002.   Comments (0)

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