It’s no Oscar: Cameron Diaz, Julia Roberts earn nods as riskiest celebs to search for onlineBy Jordan Robertson, AP
Wednesday, August 18, 2010
Cameron Diaz tops list of riskiest celeb searches
SAN FRANCISCO — If you’re looking for Cameron Diaz, Julia Roberts or Jessica Biel online, look out!
The movie stars top the latest list of the most dangerous celebrities to search for online, according to new research by computer-security software maker McAfee Inc.
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.
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, and do other kinds of nasty deeds.
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