Today, we can get so many viruses and problems online that it’s unbearable. There are so many viruses and malware that threaten our personal information and other stuff. But did you know that it’s dangerous to search for Avril Lavigne name?
Cybersecurity firm McAfee says that Avril has been placed on the list of celebrities whose search on Google is most likely to direct the online users to websites that carry viruses or malware.
McAfee says that there are 14.5 percent chances of landing on a web page with malware for the users researching her. 22 percent are the chances of getting affected by the malware if you search for her name.
Here are the guidelines to avoid being attacked:
Look out for the official releases rather than visiting a third party website.
If searching for Free MP3s, then be vigilant enough to ensure that your search is a safe one.
Use McAfee WebAdvisor tool to be aware of malicious websites and watch for the warnings.
Cross-device protection using McAfee Total Protection ensures that your devices are protected against malware and phishing attacks.
Gary Davis, Consumer Security Head at McAfee says, “In today’s digital world, we want the latest hit albums, videos, movies and more, immediately available on our devices. Consumers often prioritize their convenience over security by engaging in risky behavior like clicking on suspicious links that promise the latest content from celebrities.”
Here is the list of celebrities that are most dangerous to search for:
Carly Rae Jepsen
Sean ‘Diddy’ Combs
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