Do you know who is the most dangerous celebrity in India? Katrina Kaif, who is the most downloaded Indian celebrity, has been toppled from her position of the “Most Dangerous Indian celebrity in cyberspace”. Cricketer Yuvraj Singh and Bollywood actress Aishwarya Rai are the most dangerous Indian celebrities in cyberspace, according to the latest research study.
McAfee has researched Indian celebrities from the entertainment industry, sports and politics for the second time. The research is focused on the risk factor associated with searching a celebrity on the Internet.
So if you are googling Aishwarya Rai screen savers or trying to search for Yuvraj Singh wallpapers or pictures/videos of these celebrities, you are doing a very risky thing. McAfee has established that searching for these “risky” celebrities gives you a 1 in 5 chance of landing at website that’s potentially dangerous for your computer. These websites have tested positive for online threats like adware, spyware, spam, phishing and other kinds of malaware.
Cricket stars give touch competition to Bollywood icons. Not to be left behind are other sporting icons like Sania Mirza and South Indian cinestars. Here’s a list of the Top 10 Dangerous Celebrities of India:
Yuvraj Singh: His popularity amongst cricket lovers is as strong as his charm for the opposite sex. Those famous sixes and Yuvi’s single status make him a very popular name in the cyber world. Hence, the risk factor!
Aishwarya Rai: This lady may be growing old, but her charm is only growing with age. Ash has fans all over the world and hence this babe is very dangerous!
MS Dhoni: Dhoni wallpapers or Dhoni videos are almost as dangerous as the man himself is on a pitch. So be wary of where the search results take you!
Namitha: If you have not heard of this sexy siren, you only have geography to blame. Namitha is a hot number from South India and her popularity online is growing by leaps and bounds. So if the risk factor!
Shriya Saran: If she’s riskier than Madame Kaif, she must be popular, right? Scouting for hot videos of this babe can damage your computer and can even ruin your life!
Harbhajan Singh: If his “doosra” got him popular, his fans will pay for it. Harbhajan’s screensavers and wallpapers are there for everyone to download. But hey, how will you ensure that none’s spying on you?
Sania Mirza: She’s the only female sporting star on the list, and also the only “non cricket” star to feature here. Sania has broken many hearts with her engagement. But her popularity in the cyberworld remains unabated. Hence, the tennis sensation is extremely dangerous too!
Asin: She’s already a big name in the South India. With “Ghajini”, Asin has carved her place in Bollywood as well. The pretty babe is very much downloaded and searched online. But again, it’s a risky business!
Bipasha Basu: The Bong bombshell has a host of videos, images and wallpapers for you to choose from. But hey, these are on offer from many yellow rated and red rated websites. Are you sure, you still want to go ahead?
Shahid Kapur: Little did Shahid know he would be such a big name when he starred as a group dancer in “Taal”. Post “Kaminey”, Shahid is a name to reckon and this shows in his popularity online. So how can the malaware leave his name alone?
Bollywood and cricket are the two major unifying factors in our country. So it is no surprise that cyber-criminals use these two themes to spread malaware through the internet. It is very important to be careful while downloading software/images/videos etc on the Internet. The importance of a good antivirus software cannot be stressed enough.
This is a list of the “Most Dangerous Indian Celebrities online”. But it can also be taken to be a list of the most popular celebrities. After all, if malaware is associated with these names, it is only because of their popularity, Right?