Thursday, October 1, 2015

Kelly Brook Just Became a Dangerous Name Online

Kelly Brook
it is always pays to be extra careful when surfing the web because nobody should expect viruses to take a rest and skip you as one of their targets, especially one who is smitten with Kelly Brook.

Web scammers use the promise of Kelly Brook content to lure unsuspecting people to virus-laden websites more than any other celebrity, according to the security experts over at McAfee.

Every year, they put together a list of the celebrities that scammers have been using most and Kelly Brook gets the dubious honor of coming top.

Intel Security's report also identified Brook as the most famous name in popular culture, and analysed how many search results linked to them actually led to websites containing malicious software and viruses.

In second place is Katie Price, followed by Nick Grimshaw, Rita Ora and Victoria Beckham. Now that’s a supergroup we’d pay to see.

Intel Security's Nick Viney said: "The desire for consumers to have access to the latest celebrity gossip can often make them vulnerable to cybercrime.

"Most consumers are unaware of the potential risks they are exposing themselves to by clicking on sites that provide them with the latest news and entertainment. But cyber-criminals are quick to exploit this desire for breaking celebrity news, leading consumers to sites that download harmful malware onto devices and steal their private data."

Last year, Cheryl Fernandez-Versini, previously Cole, nee Tweedy, was the most dangerous celebrity to Google but she’s dropped drastically to 18th place in 2015. McAfee reckons this is down to her new surname.

X Factor judges past and present tend to be high on the hitlist, although arch overlord Simon Cowell doesn’t make an appearance on the list at all.

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