Monday, August 20, 2012

The most dangerous celeb

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Heidi Klum

Supermodel and TV host Heidi Klum was named on Thursday as the most dangerous celebrity in cyberspace, inviting malware and viruses to flourish on computers.

Heidi Klum

Internet security firm McAfee said searching for downloads and screensavers for the "Project Runaway" judge and former Victoria's Secret model runs a nearly one in 10 chance of landing on a malicious website with spyware, spam, phishing and other viruses designed to steal personal information

Piers Morgan

CNN talk show host Piers Morgan, also a judge on "America's Got Talent" and a former British tabloid newspaper editor, was the most dangerous male celebrity in the survey, produced annually by McAfee.

Cameron Diaz

Cyber criminals often use the name of popular celebrities to lure people to websites that are laden with malicious software. Singers and sports stars tended to be safer searches than movie stars and models. Cameron Diaz topped the cyberspace danger list in 2010, and was No. 2 this year.

Jessica Biel

Hollywod diva and Justin Timberlake's ex-girlfriend Jessica Biel finished fourth.

Katherine Heigl

The Ugly Truth star Katherine Heigl finished 5th.

Lindsay Lohan

Lindsay Lohan was 18th despite being in an out of court and jail again this year.

Charlie Sheen

Making news headlines does not seem to be a factor. Charlie Sheen was ranked 59 in the 2011 list, despite his acrimonious departure from television show "Two and A Half Men".

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