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Searching for which celebrity has the highest probability of tricking you into visiting a malware-friendly web site?Last year it was Brad Pitt, but according to this year's McAfee report "Riskiest Celebrities to Search on the Web", it's Jessica Biel related searches that have "one in five chance of landing at a Web site that’s tested positive for online threats, such as spyware, adware, spam, phishing, viruses and other malware".
Folks searching for Jessica Biel have a one in five chance of landing at a Website carrying online threats such as spyware, adware, viruses and malware, according to McAfee.
New service to scan Web traffic for viruses, spyware and adware is slated to be available in the third quarter.
Worms, viruses, denial of service attacks, extortion, phishing, hacking, parasites, Trojans, system monitors, adware, spyware, the list is growing and keeping track of these threats is a full time job, my job. This site contains my thoughts and analysis of the threats, the security space, and trends in cybercrime.
Company launches education drive to teach consumers to dodge spyware, adware and viruses before having to call tech support.
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