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Searching photos of Bollywood celebrities on Internet can be dangerous

A Survey Conducted By Intel Security And MacAfee Revels That Searching Photos Of Bollywood Celebrities On Internet Can Make Your Computer More Prone Get Affected By The Virus And Help Them Hack Your System Easily.

News Nation Bureau | Edited By : Manas Dwivedi | Updated on: 20 Oct 2016, 09:45:18 AM
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New Delhi:

Are you an avid internet user? Do you frequently search about Bollywood celebrities on the internet? So if this is your regular habit then you might change it after reading this. Hackers on the internet are now using a new method of breaching your private information and steal your data.

Hackers are spreading a new virus to computers through the way you search photos on internet. Most of them are spread through the searches made on Bollywood celebrities on the internet.

A survey conducted by Intel security and MacAfee revels that searching photos of Bollywood celebrities on internet can make your computer more prone get affected by the virus and help them hack your system easily.

A list of such celebrities has been revealed which tells that searching pictures of which all Bollywood stars can trap you the web of this lethal virus:

On the top of the list is the ‘Dabangg girl’ Sonakshi Sinha. Searching her pictures on internet can increase the chances of getting virus infected by 11.11 per cent.

Next on the list comes the multi-talented director and actor Farhan Akhtar. Virus chances excel up to 9.56 per cent after searching his pictures on internet.

On the third position is Kareena Kapoor Khan whose pictures can increase the chances by 8.67 per cent.

Actors Tiger Shroff and Arjun Kapoor come next with 8.44 percent.

Taking the fifth position on the list is Shraddha Kapoor with 8.11 per cent of chances.

Next comes a newcomer Krati Sanon, whose pictures can boost the virus attack by 7.67 per cent.

On the seventh spot is a tie between Priyanka Chopra and Shahid Kapoor. Pictures of both on internet can increase the virus chance by 7.56 percent.

Then placed on the list is Bengali beauty Bipasha Basu with 7.22 percent

At the ninth position is Saif Ali Khan with an increased virus infection chance of 7.11 percent.

On the tenth and final spot is Alia Bhatt with 7 per cent, when you search her pictures on the internet.

This kind of virus attack can sometime get pretty lethal for you. Hackers can steal your confidential information including your bank account details stored in the system. So it is always advisable to make sure authenticity of the website and Google can help you in doing so.

Cyber Security Expert Prashant Mali on such attack says, “With changing times, methods of hacking are also getting variable day by day. Earlier only porn sites were malicious but now hackers are also using photos of Bollywood celebrities being searched on internet.” 

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First Published : 20 Oct 2016, 09:36:00 AM