He and Beyonce have just been rated Public Enemy No. 1 & 2 in terms of dangerous web searches, as cybercriminals use their names the most often to plant viruses in users’ computer, according to security software company McAfee Inc.
A search for "Brad Pitt screensavers," for instance, turns up website results in which over half are identified as containing malicious downloads with spyware, adware, and potential viruses. "Beyonce ringtones" yields sites that promote misleading offers used to gather consumers’ personal information.
Justin Timberlake, Heidi Montag, and Mariah Carey took the remaining spots in the Top 5.
In 2007, Paris Hilton was considered the most dangerous celebrity, with Britney Spears at fourth, writes MarketingVOX.
This year, neither name makes the top 20. Just goes to show you: today you’re Miss Danger, tomorrow you’re a struggling starlet settling for book deals.