What is common between Lily Collins, Britney Spears, Sandra Bullock, Adriana Lima, Katy Perry and Jon Hamm? Give up? I’ll give you a hint: All are more dangerous than you think.
Those are the top ten searched celebrities on the web that if you look for various details about them, especially the kind of revealing photos, you’ll get the highest number of results that contain viruses and other malware. Hackers regularly look for these top searches published to the public by the various search engines and make sure their “innocent” web sites contain all kind of information about the celebrities.
Currently, the first place is taken by Lily Collins (24), daughter of singer Phil Collins.
In second place is singer Avril Levine, in third place is the actress Sandra Bullock, another actress stands in fourth is Kathy Griffin, fifth is ‘Avatar’ star – Zoe Saldana, singer Katy Perry is sixth and seventh is the singer Britney Spears. The eight place is taken by the only male in the top ten list, ‘Mad Man’ star – Jon Hamm, followed by singer Rita Ora and top model Adriana Lima.
We got used to look for the latest gossip and pictures of our favorite celebrities on demand, but we must remember that cyber criminals are taking advantage of the latest cultural trends, such as TV shows and new films to harm consumers seeking information. These criminals want to tempt us into unsafe websites that can infect computers and devices or even steal personal information. So keep your guards.