We Indians love our movies and actors and voraciously consume all Page 3 gossip tidbits on them. Our love affair with the celluloid world knows no boundaries – we love our old movies and new; romantic movies and art movies. When we hang out, movies will find their way into our discussions. When we organize cultural events, we resort to the latest Bollywood flicks for dance ideas and our fashion is also heavily influenced by our screen idols. Of course, we also search for artists and musicians, Olympics and Asiad winners, writers and poets. But the screen gods and goddesses dominate all searches.
Cybercriminals are well aware of this trait and make full use of it to send across malware or to launch phishing attacks. An innocent search for celeb news could land a user in the murky world of viruses, hacking, and scam. In the interest of cybersecurity, McAfee researches famous individuals globally to reveal which celebrities generate the riskiest search results that could potentially expose their fans to malicious websites. The aim is to stress the dangers of clicking on suspicious links when searching for celebrity-focused content.
Ileana is The Winner:
The McAfee survey reveals that the actress, Ileana D’Cruz, as the Most Sensational Celebrity in India, in 2018!
For those new to the survey, the term ‘sensational’ indicates the level of risks linked to online searches involving their names. Which basically means that if you were looking up more details on Ileana D’Cruz and keyed in ‘Ileana + movies’. There is a chance of the search showing unsafe pages and links. The prudent thing to do is to be aware of what you are clicking on, and use tools like a website reputation checker and a comprehensive security solution.
Let’s end the suspense, readers. You already know Ileana D’Cruz tops the list. Surprisingly, both the 2016 and 2017 toppers, Sonakshi Sinha and comedian Kapil Sharma are missing. Means, this time they failed to make it to the Top 10 this year. Another significant finding is that female actor’s reign supreme, taking the top three ranks, in contrast to last year, when male actors dominated the top three spots.