Beware Those CNN and now MSNBC Breaking News Alerts


By Chris Ariens Comment

In the past few days, you may have gotten breaking news alerts purported to be from CNN. Turns out it’s malware, and that’s bad. (What? One too many losing matches of Dungeons & Dragons?)

Anyway, today, we started getting them from, too. With a jaw-dropping and completely untrue headline about Elizabeth Taylor.


If you see this message come into your inbox, delete it immediately. This public service message brought to you by TVNewser. And now back to the blog already in progress.

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