The ten most risky celebrities to search for online

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If you're looking up the latest on Kim Kardashian-West's drama with her sisters or her response to Kanye West's Twitter rants then beware.

Cybersecurity firm McAfee on Tuesday crowned Rose the most unsafe celebrity on the internet because no other celebrity was more likely to land users on websites that carry viruses or malware.

Last year the list was topped by Avril Lavigne but this year there is some slightly good news for all those Lav-heads out there because she's dropped down to McAfee's number thirty most unsafe. The actress was recently named as the most risky celebrity to "Google" or search for online.

Supermodel Naomi Campbell was second on the United Kingdom list while Kim's sister Kourtney Kardashian came third.

Well, it turns out we should also be careful when it comes to online security, according to cybersecurity firm McAfee.

It says cybercriminals have been known to use well-known celebrities to trick a person into accessing links that go straight to malicious sites.

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Cyber security company McAfee said reality television star Kristin Cavallari came in second place, while actresses Marion Cotillard, Lynda Carter and Rose Byrne were also among the top five celebrities whose name searches can lead fans to click on suspicious links.

The sites are used to install malware or steal personal information and passwords.

Kristin Cavallari was in the reality show Laguna Beach and Marion Cotillard is the French actress, singer-songwriter, multiple award victor and person who probably doesn't love being listed alongside the former star of Laguna Beach.

"There are endless opportunities to pick and choose which entertainment options we prefer to enjoy from a variety of connected devices".

As well as that, people should keep apps and anti-virus software up to date - if you don't bother to do that, systems are left vulnerable to attack.

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