Emma Watson: Most Dangerous Celebrity Search Object, McAfee Says
Hey Emma Watson fans: Be really careful about clicking on those search results.
McAfee, the security technology company, says Watson is 2012′s most dangerous celebrity to search for — replacing Heidi Klum, who held that title last year.
According to McAfee’s Most Dangerous Celebrities study, searches related to Watson have a 12.6 percent chance of leading to a malicious website that offers spyware, adware, viruses and the like.
When it comes to dangerous search terms, the landscape is decidedly female. The only guy to make McAfee’s top 20? That would be Jimmy Kimmel, who ranks number 13. Last year, both Piers Morgan (No. 3) and Brad Pitt (No. 10) were in the top ten. This year, the entire top ten dangerous celebrity searches are females.
(Stock image via Featureflash / Shutterstock.com. Used under license.)
Some opinions expressed in this article may be those of a guest author and not necessarily Search Engine Land. Staff authors are listed here.
(Some images used under license from Shutterstock.com.)
The latest analyses, insights and strategies that inspire CMOs and marketers everywhere.