Warning: Your love for Cameron Diaz could get you a virus.
This, according to online security company McAfee Inc., which released its fourth annual list of most dangerous celebrities to search for on the Web — names that “cybercriminals” often use to lure people to sites that are laden with malicious software.
Diaz topped the list, knocking Jessica Biel to number three. “Eat, Pray, Love” star Julia Roberts came in behind Diaz at number two.
Searching for Diaz, you have a 10 percent chance of soon “landing on a risky site,” according to McAfee. While Roberts searches result in a nine percent risk, searching for "Julia Roberts and downloads" results in a 20 percent chance of downloading on a file “laden with malware.”
Three Victoria's Secret models are in the top 10: Gisele Bundchen (#4), Adriana Lima (#6) and Heidi Klum (#9). Maria Sharapova (#13) is the most dangerous sports celebrity to search for, while Andy Roddick (#14) proved to be a more “dangerous” search than David Beckham (#29) and Tiger Woods (#33).
Shockingly, Justin Bieber – who practically perma-trends on Twitter — is at number 46.
The study also found that while movie stars and models are the "most dangerous," Barack Obama (#49) and Sarah Palin (#50) are among the safest.
Overall, McAfee said search results for celebrities “are safer than they've been in previous years. Nonetheless McAfee Labs security researcher Dave Marcus said “cybercriminals are getting sneakier in their techniques — now they're hiding malicious content in places like shortened URLs that can spread virally in social networking sites and Twitter, instead of on websites and downloads."
Top 10 Most Dangerous Celebrity Searches
1. Cameron Diaz
2. Julia Roberts
3. Jessica Biel
4. Gisele Bundchen
5. Brad Pitt
6. Adriana Lima
7. Jennifer Love Hewitt, Nicole Kidman (tie)
8. Tom Cruise
9. Heidi Klum, Penelope Cruz (tie)
10. Anna Paquin