Alert: Online Search For Celebrities May Cause Cyber Attack


World famous computer security software company McAfee confirms that online searching of news about celebrities may cause problems due to the malicious sites and viruses linked to their names.

McAfee has identified the top 10 popular celebrities generating the riskiest search results in which Cristiano Ronaldo topped the list. The McAfee’s Most Dangerous Celebrity list for 2020 also consisted the names of Shah Rukh Khan, Arijit Singh, Taapsee Pannu, Anushka Sharma, Sara Ali Khan and Sonakshi Sinha.

The cyber criminals may these websites to install malware on users’ devices and gain  personal information and log-in details. Installation of viruses, online shopping frauds, identity theft, banking frauds and installation of monitoring softwares are the other major risks.

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