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A look at some of the meanest (and a few of the funniest) hoaxes on the Web

Hoax calls Java file in Windows a virus

An e-mail hoax pretending to be a virus warning has been playing on users' fears and causing them to delete their Java Debugger Manager file, called jdbgmgr.exe, by telling them it's a virus, Symantec Corp. said Friday.

Virus hoax warns people to delete AOL

Perhaps the greatest thrill for any prankster is to have his hoax taken as truth. Just such a thing has happened to Ray Owens, who runs a Web site called Joke A Day.

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