Cameron Diaz has replaced Jessica Biel as the most dangerous celebrity to search for on the Web, according to security company McAfee. The company researched popular culture’s most famous people to reveal the riskiest celebrity athletes, musicians, politicians, comedians and Hollywood stars on the Web:
1. Cameron Diaz pictures and downloads yields a a one in ten chance of landing on a malicious website. Fans searching for “Cameron Diaz” or “Cameron Diaz and downloads,” “Cameron Diaz and screen savers,” “Cameron Diaz and wallpaper,” “Cameron Diaz and photos” and “Cameron Diaz and videos” are at risk of running into online threats designed to steal personal information. When “Cameron Diaz and screensavers” was searched, 19 percent of the sites were identified as containing malicious downloads.
2. Julia Roberts – The overall risk of searching for Roberts is nine percent, yet searching for “Julia Roberts and downloads” results in a 20 percent chance of downloading a photo, wallpaper or other file laden with malware.
3. Jessica Biel – Last year’s Most Dangerous Celebrity fell two spots with searches resulting in fewer risky sites this year. While her overall search risk is nine percent, searching for “Jessica Biel and screensavers” results in a 17 percent chance of landing on a risky site.
4. Gisele B??ndchen – The world’s highest-paid supermodel moved up two spots since last year. Searching for “Gisele B??ndchen and screensavers” can prove risky, 15 percent of the search results are malicious.
5. Brad Pitt
6. Adriana Lima
7. Jennifer Love Hewitt, Nicole Kidman
8. Tom Cruise
9. Heidi Klum, Penelope Cruz
10. Anna Paquin
Tennis stars Maria Sharapova and Andy Roddick came in at (#13) and (#14) respectively. David Beckham ranked (#29) and Tiger Woods ranked (#33) this year. Teen sensation Justin Bieber ranked towards the bottom of the list at #46. Other young Hollywood stars like Miley Cyrus (#44) and Zac Efron (#40) were also relatively safe to search.
President Barack Obama (#49) and Sarah Palin (#50) are not among the most risky personalities to search; they ranked in the bottom of this year’s results, moving even lower on the list compared to last year.