Pop culture affects an entire generation. Actresses like Ileana D’Cruz, Deepika Padukone and others are popular celebrities, icons of popular culture whom we search online for news, views, images and clips on the web.
However, the search for these celebrities may be “risky”, according to the antivirus giant McAfee.
What exactly is the risk involved here? Continue reading to find out!
McAfee’s list of risky celebrities is now available!
Each year, McAfee brings to light the list of risky celebrities on the web. The list includes those celebrities, whose search results can damage your computer / mobile.
In this year, the list has been named the “Most sensational Celebrity” for 2018, and guess who tops this list.
The popular Bollywood actress Ileana D’Cruz has defeated Kapil Sharma to head the list of the most risky celebrities in India!
Last year, it was Kapil Sharma who topped the list.
Who else is included in this list?
Surprisingly, the superstar of yesteryear Preity Zinta has managed to win second place on this exclusive list. She is followed by actress Tabu, even older and veteran.
We did not expect Preity or Tabu to be included in this list, but this is the reality now.
In # 4 there is another youth icon and the famous Kriti Salon, followed by Akshay Kumar in # 5 and the legendary actor Rishi Kapoor in # 8. Deepika Padukone, at this moment the # 1 Bollywood actress is in # 7
Priyanka Chopra, who is making waves in Hollywood is ranked at number 8, followed by Parineeti Chopra at number 9 and superstar Govinda at number 10.
Why looking at these celebrities is risky? X
According to Venkat Krishnapur, vice president of engineering and general manager of McAfee, when users search for these celebrities, they will be greeted with websites and portals with malicious code and hidden spyware. Now, eager to know and see more about their favorite celebrities, users will click on these links, inviting viruses and malware to their system.
In fact, such are the advanced viruses that can even supplant your identity, without any alarm or warning.
Venkat suggests to all Internet users to be cautious, as he said: “As a precaution, consumers should think before clicking and avoid suspicious links that promise free content with celebrities, movies, TV shows or favorite images to protect themselves of cyber fraud. ”
McAfee has made it clear that malware and virus attacks on users will arise from the search itself, but from third-party websites that appear as SERP or search engine result pages.
Some keywords that are combined with the main celebrity keywords are: “torrent”, “free torrent”, “free photos”, “hot photos” and more.