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Viral message about WannaCry attacks on e-banking and online retail quoting The Star is fake news

17 May 2017

PETALING JAYA: A WhatsApp message telling people not to use several Malaysian e-banking and online retailers because they had been affected by the WannaCry ransonware is not true.

Viral 'Dance of the Hillary' WhatsApp message a hoax

16 May 2017

PETALING JAYA: A viral WhatsApp message claiming that a video called "Dance of the Hillary" is a virus which formats their mobile phone is actually a hoax.

Filepix of Tampin Square

Tampin Square 'robbery' staged by police

13 May 2017

TAMPIN: The local community has been urged not to panic over the spread of a video showing two men "robbing" a food outlet near Tampin Square as it was merely a demonstration by the police.

A screenshot of the fake video.
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Dept: Jalan Paya Terubong landslide video clip is fake

25 April 2017

GEORGE TOWN: A 15-second video clip showing a supposedly landslide in Jalan Paya Terubong has been reported to be fake.

Cops: Viral message of kidnapped woman is fake

23 April 2017

SANDAKAN: A viral message about a woman who was abducted from her family home in Taman Megah here is fake, say police.

Viral info on nomination not true, says EPF

18 April 2017

KUALA LUMPUR: The Employees Provident Fund (EPF) has refuted information which has gone viral on WhatsApp that savings belonging to members with beneficiaries below the age of 18 will automatically be channelled to Amanah Raya Berhad upon their death.

Police refute viral Facebook post about Bangsar assault

13 April 2017

KUALA LUMPUR: Police have refuted a viral Facebook post alleging that a butcher was assaulted by a group of suspects in Bangsar.

No Equinox phenomenon in Malaysia, says Met Dept

13 April 2017

PETALING JAYA: The Meteorological Department has dismissed claims on social media that Malaysia will be experiencing the Equinox phenomenon this week.

WhatsApp organ theft warning false

13 April 2017

KOTA KINABALU: A viral WhatsApp message, claiming to be from a police officer warning parents to beware of organ thieves targeting children, is fake.

Sabah cops refute rumour on organ thieves targeting kids

12 April 2017

KOTA KINABALU: A WhatsApp message purportedly from a police officer cautioning parents to be aware of kidnappers and organ thieves targeting children is making its rounds on social media.

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