by Brett Molina
Sept 16, 2011
Internet surfers might want to use caution before conducting a Google search for Heidi Klum.
The Project Runway host and former model has been ranked the "most dangerous celebrity" to seek out on the Web, according to a report from McAfee.
What makes Klum so dangerous? The computer security firm says one in 10 searches for the celebrity lead to a malicious site capable of adding malware or other viruses to a computer.
"While slightly safer than last year, searching for top celebrities continues to generate risky results," said Paula Greve, director of Web security research at McAfee, in a statement. "Consumers should be particularly aware of malicious content hiding in 'tiny' places like shortened URLs that can spread virally in social-networking sites, or through e-mails and text messages from friends."
Last year's "most dangerous celebrity," Cameron Diaz, dropped to No. 2 on this list. CNN host and Larry King replacement Piers Morgan was third.
Here's a look at the top 10:
- Heidi Klum
- Cameron Diaz
- Piers Morgan
- Jessica Biel
- Katherine Heigl
- Mila Kunis
- Anna Paquin
- Adriana Lima
- Scarlett Johansson
- Emma Stone, Brad Pitt, Rachel McAdams (tie)
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