By Suzanne Choney
If you see this on Facebook: "Breaking news — Leaked video of Casey Anthony CONFESSING to lawyer!" — don't click on it. It's fake. It isn't malware that can harm your computer, but it is annoyingware that could irritate your friends.
Of course, it's tempting to want to see it, nearly a week after Anthony was acquitted of killing her 2-year-old daughter Caylee, with much of the country outraged about the verdict, and a good deal of that anger being shared on social media sites like Facebook and Twitter.
"With such huge media interest in the case and its outcome, scammers have leapt upon the opportunity to take advantage for their own financial ends," writes Graham Cluley, Sophos senior technology consultant on the security company's blog.
"If you make the mistake of clicking on the links spreading across Facebook, you will be taken to an all-too-familiar sight" for other fake Facebook videos: