Most Dangerous Celebrities To Google

Thursday, October 1st 2015, 11:09 am
By: News 9

When you're searching online for the latest celebrity dish, free music downloads or red carpet photos, you might get more than you bargained for -- like a computer virus.

Hackers capitalize on fans' fervor for their favorite celebrities by peppering search results with links to sites that serve up malicious software that can infect devices and steal personal data.

Intel Security's 2015 Most Dangerous Celebrities list puts EDM (electronic dance music) D.J. Armin van Buuren at the top of the cyber-crime charts.

Van Burren unseats last year's most dangerous celebrity, Jimmy Kimmel (now at #26). Nearly one in five search results for his name lands on a malicious site.

Click on the slideshow to see the rest of the most dangerous celebrities to search for on Google.