Belfast Telegraph

Cameron 'is riskiest celeb search'

Cameron Diaz has topped a list of the most dangerous celebrities to search of online.

The research, by computer security software manufacturer McAfee Inc, shows which stars criminals believe are the perfect lures to coax people to visit malicious websites.

Julia Roberts and Jessica Biel were also near the top of the list.

The other most-dangerous celebrities to look for online, according to McAfee, are Gisele Bundchen, Brad Pitt, Adriana Lima, Jennifer Love Hewitt, Nicole Kidman, Tom Cruise, Heidi Klum, Penelope Cruz and Anna Paquin.

Attaching famous people's names to malicious sites is a well-worn ruse, to fool people looking at search results into thinking they're heading to a legitimate site.

McAfee performed its tests in July using the company's technology for identifying dangerous websites.

The rankings measure the likelihood that someone looking for things such as photos and videos of those celebrities would land on a malicious site.


From Belfast Telegraph