Note: The Ads that appear
on this page are under the
control of Google Ads,
which is a non-partisan site.
Vaccination H1N1 Program-Phishing
Summary of the eRumor: This is a forwarded email that
says you have received it because of the launching of a State
Vaccination H1N1 Program. It contains a link to apply for the
The Truth: This is a phishing scam.
Phishing is the illegal gathering of personal information using the
The link on this scam
does not take you to a State or official program but redirects you
elsewhere on the internet.
TruthOrFiction.com has more
information on Phishing:
A real example of the eRumor as it has
appeared on the Internet:
Subject: State Vaccination H1N1
You have received this e-mail because of the launching of State
Vaccination H1N1 Program.
You need to create your personal H1N1
(swine flu) Vaccination Profile on the cdc.gov website. The Vaccination
is not obligatory, but every person that has reached the age of 18 has
to have his personal Vaccination Profile on the cdc.gov site. This
profile has to be created both for the vaccinated people and the
not-vaccinated ones. This profile is used for the registering system of
vaccinated and not-vaccinated people.
Create your Personal H1N1 Vaccination Profile using the link:
create personal profile
2 For 1
Special! SUBSCRIBE to
Our Email Alerts, Advisories, and Virus Warnings!CLICK HERE