Clicking onto strange sites is sketchy to begin with
SAN FRANCISCO (CBS/AP)Step aside, Jessica Biel. Cameron Diaz now tops the list .
And what list is that? Sexiest celebs, perhaps? Or maybe top-earning actresses?
No. Computer-security software maker McAfee Inc. has just released new research that lists list the most dangerous celebrities to search for online.
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It’s far from an Oscar, but landing atop McAfee’s annual list carries a distinction all its own: It means that criminals believe those celebs are the perfect lures to sucker people into visiting malicious websites.
Searches for websites related to Diaz are likely to bring up the most sites linking to dangerous malware and spyware.
Clicking onto strange sites is sketchy to begin with. But many people do, and their computers get infected. Once a computer is infected, criminals can steal victims’ online banking passwords, e-mail passwords, 대전 안마 and do other kinds of nasty deeds.