I felt compelled to write a quick note today about the deaths of Patrick Swayze and Keith Floyd.
That is because there are so many celebrity death hoaxes that sometimes people never really know whether the news they are reading is true or not.
Today for instance, I have received a huge number of visitors to my page about a Patrick Swayze death hoax that circulated earlier in the year.
Alas, today’s news is true.
The same goes for the death of celebrity chef Keith Floyd.
Both deaths have been reported by reputable sources such as the BBC so if you hear anyone say they are a hoax then you shouldn’t believe them.
Mores the pity
The other issue surrounding the deaths of celebrities is malware.
Just today Graham Cluley reported on twitter that –
The bad guys have set up malicious websites with news about Patrick Swayze’s death, but hit you with fake anti-virus. Be safe
More from Graham in this video clip –
So be careful about what links you click on today if looking for news on these two sad events.