Emma Watson tops "Most Dangerous Celebrity" search listing

In your searches, stealing your bytes..

Emma Watson is the most appealing celebrity to lure unwitting Internet users to download all sorts of malware, said McAfee on Sunday.

The security giant found that Emma Watson searches yield nearly a one-in-eight chance of landing on a malicious site. Furthermore, Watson replaces Heidi Klum who topped the list last year. This is now the sixth year in a row that McAfee has researched the phenomenon.

The study found that women are more dangerous than men with Jessica Biel taking the number two spot and Eva Mendes coming in third; late-night host Jimmy Kimmel was the only male in the top 20.

Other searches included “Emma Watson and free downloads,” “Emma Watson and nude pictures,” “Emma Watson and fakes,” and “Emma Watson and busted” are most at risk of running into online threats designed to steal personal information by fans searching for either the latest info on the star, or dodgier (fake) content.

Source: McAfee Threat Blog (for full listing) image: via Google

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Personally, I find it kinda creepy that people do such dubious searches on a young woman who we all watched grow up from a little girl... The very idea kinda squicks me out!

FloatingFatMan said,
Personally, I find it kinda creepy that people do such dubious searches on a young woman who we all watched grow up from a little girl... The very idea kinda squicks me out!

Yeah, she lost all the charm once she decided to go crazy... plus she doesn't have boobs at all (nothing agains that, but some people sells her otherwise)

FloatingFatMan said,
Personally, I find it kinda creepy that people do such dubious searches on a young woman who we all watched grow up from a little girl... The very idea kinda squicks me out!

you didn't like the Olsen twins count down to age 19 sites then ?

and yeah i know what you mean.. you know your getting old when people around you are "getting off" on pics of toddlers lol

is this girl Emma even 19 yet ? or are we all stalking this girl like a pedo right now ?

this reminds me of Charlie's daughter on Anger Management
Daniela Bobadilla http://www.imdb.com/name/nm3299616/
and she is actually 19 years, 4 months, and 6 days old

Does this work the other way, if I search for malware to download there is a chance I might get Emma Watson instead? I could live with that

This is just a excuse to post a Emma pic isn't it Steve?

Also - the Emma Watson thread is for Subs (so if you wanna see all the *cough* 'juicy' *cough* pics of her, you will have to throw some money to the boss

(it's well worth it!)

Neobond said,
This was well worth reporting

Im not complaining, this is the best news story of the day! And funnily enough, quite informative!

Anarkii said,

Im not complaining, this is the best news story of the day! And funnily enough, quite informative!

I'm just waiting for this story to get RockBlocked.