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Post by Katiedot Thu 14 Jul 2011, 12:02

From marketwire

July 13, 2011 12:39 ET

Jay Leno Ranked as the Most Dangerous Hollywood Celebrity in Cyberspace

Madonna, Cameron Diaz and Barack Obama Also Amongst the Top Personalities Used in Cyber Scams According to BitDefender Analysis of 25 Million Spam Messages

BUCHAREST, ROMANIA--(Marketwire - Jul 13, 2011) - Jay Leno is the most dangerous Hollywood celebrity in cyberspace, according to analysis of 25 million spam messages by BitDefender®, an award winning provider of innovative internet security solutions. After Leno, results revealed Madonna and Cameron Diaz to be the next most frequently used personalities by cyber criminals in spreading spam. Barack Obama and Stephen King also make the top ten list.

BitDefender's analysis found most of the spam messages focused around medicine and the purchasing of pills but come with enticing subject lines such as 'Jay Leno found taking drugs' or 'George Clooney's Girls.' Other celebrities mentioned but ranking outside the top ten include David Beckham, Tiger Woods, Miley Cyrus, Meryl Streep and Kanye West. Interestingly, other celebrities previously used frequently in spamming attacks such as Oprah Winfrey, Justin Bieber and Angelina Jolie are now missing from current criminal campaigns.

"Cyber criminals follow the latest trends just as consumers do and they use these and the names of popular celebrities in their campaigns in order to lure people to websites that are full of malicious software (malware)," said Catalin Cosoi, Head of the BitDefender Online Threats Lab. "As a result, users searching for the latest videos or pictures can instead end up with a host of problems on their computer. We advise all users to have a strong internet security solution in place in order to combat the wide variety of online threats."

Spam messages mentioning Osama Bin Laden in early May were also used by cyber criminals to impersonate messages coming from government agencies. Recipients were asked to disclose their home address, banking information and other sensitive data that would allegedly clear them of accusations of terrorism.

So beware of what sites you're visiting and which emails you open!

On a more serious note, this is one reason why I prefer people to copy and post what they find into the forum, not just supply a link.
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Post by melbert Fri 15 Jul 2011, 02:47

Useful information Katie!
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Post by Guest Fri 15 Jul 2011, 15:21

Katie, I feel the same way! Please everyone, copy and paste articles but include the link for proper crediting.

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