Posted by cyber-geek | Posted in Secure Downloading, Spam Awareness | Posted on September 9, 2009
McAfee says that searching for Yuvraj and Aishwarya in the cyberspace can damage one’s PC. The research from McAfee on India’s glamorous celebrities from the world of cinema, cricket and politics to reveal the most risky celebrities on the web, has rated Yuvraj and Aishwarya on top.
Fans searching for ‘Yuvaraj Singh wallpapers’, ‘Yuvraj Singh downloads’, ‘Yuvraj Singh photos’, or ‘Aishwarya Rai wallpapers’, ‘Aishwarya Rai videos’, and ‘Aishwariya Rai screen savers’ have a one in five chance of landing at a website that’s tested positive for online threats, such as spyware, adware, spam, phishing, viruses and other malware.
Spammers and malware authors are cashing on the search terms for latest celebrity news and download to lure people to open their malicious websites.
The other celebrities in the list are M. S. Dhoni, Namitha, Shriya Saran, Harbhajan Singh, Sania Mirza, Asin, Bipasha Basu and Shahid Kapoor.