The American internet security firm McAfee said that the Harry Potter actress is the ‘most dangerous’ celebrity to search for online. Many sites use Watson to trick users into downloading malicious software or to steal personal information. When searching for the 22 year-old Watson there is a one-in-eight chance of landing on a malicious site. Cyber criminals often use the names of popular celebrities to lure users to sites that are actually laden with malicious software. They follow the latest trends to lead users to sites which are designed to steal passwords and personal information. Read the full story at The Telegraph.
Emma Watson ‘most dangerous’ celebrity to search for online
Author: Shelly Palmer
Shelly Palmer is Fox 5 New York's On-air Tech Expert (WNYW-TV) and the host of Fox Television's monthly show Shelly Palmer Digital Living. He also hosts United Stations Radio Network's, Shelly Palmer Digital Living Daily, a daily syndicated radio report that features insightful commentary and a unique insiders take on the biggest stories in technology, media, and entertainment. He is Managing Director of Advanced Media Ventures Group, LLC an industry-leading advisory and business development firm and a member of the Executive Committee of the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences (the organization that bestows the coveted Emmy® Awards).