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‘Priyanka Chopra’ is the Riskiest Celebrity in Indian Cyberspace, says McAfee

Reining actress of Indian Hindi film industry or Bollywood as it is more popularly called, 'Priyanka Chopra' has been crowned as the 'Most Dangerous Celebrity in Indian' cyber space of 2013, in a study commissioned by Internet security firm, McAfee, reported ciol.com on September 24, 2013.

'Priyanka', who has acted in blockbuster movies like 'Don', 'Agneepath,' and 'Barfi!' has displaced Indo-Canadian porn-star 'Sunny Leone' in this year's McAfee's 'Most Dangerous Celebrity' survey. 'Sunny Leone' has dropped to 9th position this time with 49 contaminated search results to her credit, says McAfee.

McAfee also highlighted that 'Priyanka' had 79 tainted search results to her credit.

She was closely followed by superstar 'Shah Rukh Khan', whose 'Chennai Express' broke all Bollywood's box-office records, as search for him led to 75 polluted search results.

Bollywood's female heartthrob 'Salman Khan' pictures of so-called reunion with 'Shah Rukh Khan' at Ramzan's Iftar party inundated the cyberspace recently. He ranks 3rd in the list of India's most risky celebrities with 68 tainted search results.

'Kareena Kapoor', who's said to be one of the maximum-paid actresses of Bollywood, is the 4th most dangerous celeb in Indian cyberspace, with 63 malware-laced sites to her credit. Her pictures of marriage with long-time beau 'Saif Ali Khan' got her back on the public radar.

One of the most enigmatic stalwarts of Bollywood, the daring 'khiladi', 'Akshay Kumar' who enacted the character of India's most sought after gangster in 'Once Upon A Time in Mumbai Again' stands 5th on McAfee list with 62 malware-infected search results.

The top-10 list was rounded off by 'Saif Ali Khan', megastar 'Amitabh Bachchan', 'Farhan Akhtar' and 'Hrithik Roshan'.

Venkatasubrahmanyam Krishnapur, VP Engineering (Consumer and Mobile Business Group) of McAfee India Center, said: "In India where celebs enjoy the status of demigods, cyber crooks frequently exploit their names to entice people to websites which host malware designed to hijack personal details," as per news reported by indianexpress.com on September 24, 2013.

The firm noted that this year (2013) searching for a celeb's name with search terms like 'wallpaper', 'videos and 'nude pictures' resulted maximum chances of malware-laced sites.

» SPAMfighter News - 01-10-2013

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