The End Is NOT Near (For Facebook)

There is a rumor being spread like wildfire through the social Networking Internet.  Do not believe that Facebook is going to disappear on March 15th, taking all your photos and nifty status updates with it. 

This is a hoax.  The current landing place for clicking on the link does not appear to be malicious in the sense that it does not now deliver a malware payload, but it does take you to a “news story” by a publication that also tells us that Mike Tyson is a pigeon fancier, Michelle Obama is pregnant and alien spaceships are to attack earth in 2011.

Don’t blindly follow links, they are likely to deliver more than news.  This one is a hoax, but could very easily have been malicious.

http://nakedsecurity.sophos.com/2011/01/09/facebook-will-not-end-on-march-15th-hoax-news-story-spreads-like-wildfire/

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