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McAfee's most sensational celebrities list Dabaang girl Sonakshi Sinha is the reigning queen

The study, published by Intel Security, highlights the various ways hackers can take advantage of consumer interest around several facets of Bollywood cinema news and entice unsuspecting fans to visit sites loaded with malware that can steal passwords and personal information. The study said a search for “Sonakshi Sinha + Torrent” resulted in a 21 per cent chance of connecting to a malicious website. “Cyber criminals are increasingly targeting consumers who access information on the go, without considering the potential security risks online around celebrity interest,” Venk at Krishnapur, head of R&D operations for Intel Security’s India Development Centre said.

News Nation Bureau | Updated : 13 October 2016, 11:04:48 AM
'Dabaang Girl' Sonakshi Sinha occupies the throne of McAfee's most sensational celebrities list

'Dabaang Girl' Sonakshi Sinha occupies the throne of McAfee's most sensational celebrities list

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Sonakshi Sinha

While Sonakshi Sinha's contemporaries Priyanka Chopra and Deepika Padukone are doing films in the West, actress Sonakshi Sinha is in no rush and that has resulted‘Dabangg’-girl turned ‘Akira’ has become the most sensational celebrity with maximum online search results so far in 2016. Sonakshi Sinha has replaced Priyanka Chopra to become the most sensational celebrity to search for online in 2016, according to Intel Security.

'Dabaang Girl' Sonakshi Sinha occupies the throne of McAfee's most sensational celebrities list

'Dabaang Girl' Sonakshi Sinha occupies the throne of McAfee's most sensational celebrities list

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Priyanka Chopra

Quantico star Priyanka Chopra who was the most sensational celebrity to search for online in 2015, has come down at 7th position.

'Dabaang Girl' Sonakshi Sinha occupies the throne of McAfee's most sensational celebrities list

'Dabaang Girl' Sonakshi Sinha occupies the throne of McAfee's most sensational celebrities list

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Shahid Kapoor

Bollywood actor Shahid Kapoor who have been recently blessed with baby girl is at the 8th position.

'Dabaang Girl' Sonakshi Sinha occupies the throne of McAfee's most sensational celebrities list

'Dabaang Girl' Sonakshi Sinha occupies the throne of McAfee's most sensational celebrities list

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Bipasha Basu

Bollywood actress Bipasha Basu has tied the knot with Karan Singh Grover on April 30 this year is at 8th position in the hacker's search list.

'Dabaang Girl' Sonakshi Sinha occupies the throne of McAfee's most sensational celebrities list

'Dabaang Girl' Sonakshi Sinha occupies the throne of McAfee's most sensational celebrities list

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Saif Ali Khan

Bollywood actor and daddy to be Saif Ali Khan is in the ninth position in the list with 7.11 % of risk.

'Dabaang Girl' Sonakshi Sinha occupies the throne of McAfee's most sensational celebrities list

'Dabaang Girl' Sonakshi Sinha occupies the throne of McAfee's most sensational celebrities list

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Alia Bhatt

Udta punjab actress Alia Bhatt stands at the 10th position in the list with 7.0%, which makes her in the top 10 list.

'Dabaang Girl' Sonakshi Sinha occupies the throne of McAfee's most sensational celebrities list

'Dabaang Girl' Sonakshi Sinha occupies the throne of McAfee's most sensational celebrities list

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The study, published by Intel Security, highlights the various ways hackers can take advantage of consumer interest around several facets of Bollywood cinema news and entice unsuspecting fans to visit sites loaded with malware that can steal passwords and personal information.

The study said a search for “Sonakshi Sinha + Torrent” resulted in a 21 per cent chance of connecting to a malicious website.

“Cybercriminals are increasingly targeting consumers who access information on the go, without considering the potential security risks online around celebrity interest,” Venkat Krishnapur, head of R&D operations for Intel Security’s India Development Centre said.

The top 10 celebrities from this year’s study with the highest risk percentages include:

'Dabaang Girl' Sonakshi Sinha occupies the throne of McAfee's most sensational celebrities list

'Dabaang Girl' Sonakshi Sinha occupies the throne of McAfee's most sensational celebrities list

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Farhan Akhtar

Farhan Akhtar is second in the list last year Farhan was at 11th position. Farhan Akhtar search volume was also added after news of his 16-year marriage to stylist Adhuna Akhtar heading for a splitsville.

'Dabaang Girl' Sonakshi Sinha occupies the throne of McAfee's most sensational celebrities list

'Dabaang Girl' Sonakshi Sinha occupies the throne of McAfee's most sensational celebrities list

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Kareena Kapoor 

Actress Kareena Kapoor Khan who is expecting her first baby is third in the list last year Bebo was at 10th position. 

'Dabaang Girl' Sonakshi Sinha occupies the throne of McAfee's most sensational celebrities list

'Dabaang Girl' Sonakshi Sinha occupies the throne of McAfee's most sensational celebrities list

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Arjun Kapoor and Tiger Shroff

Tiger Shroff and Arjun Kapoor shared their ranks at No.4 (Arjun was at No. 18 in 2015)

'Dabaang Girl' Sonakshi Sinha occupies the throne of McAfee's most sensational celebrities list

'Dabaang Girl' Sonakshi Sinha occupies the throne of McAfee's most sensational celebrities list

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Shraddha Kapoor 

Shraddha Kapoor follows suit at No. 5 (down from No.2 in 2015) and completes the top 5 celebrity list.

'Dabaang Girl' Sonakshi Sinha occupies the throne of McAfee's most sensational celebrities list

'Dabaang Girl' Sonakshi Sinha occupies the throne of McAfee's most sensational celebrities list

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Kriti Sanon

Bollywood actress Kriti Sanon is in the sixth position with 7.67% at risk.