25/08/2009

McAfee Report: 'Jessica Biel' is infectious :)

The Internet security firm McAfee's latest report on online threats such as spyware, adware, spam, phishing, viruses and other malware has confirmed that cybercriminals use celebrities to lure surfers into downloading malware in the guise of free screen savers, ringtones etc.,

 

For example, 1 in 5 fans searching for Jessica Biel and or its variants were likely to land on a website that induced unwitting fans to download malware through free downloads.

 

The McAfee research also found that Jessica Biel was the most dangerous celebrity search in cyberspace concerning malware.