Priyanka Chopra ‘most sensational celebrity’ in Indian cyberspace
Bollywood Actress Priyanka Chopra, who made her international TV debut with American thriller series “Quantico”, has replaced Alia Bhatt to top the list of “most sensational celebrity” as cyber crooks are using her name to lure netizens to malicious websites, security software company Intel Security has announced.
In its ninth edition this year, Intel Security Most Sensational Celebrity survey has found Priyanka topping the charts in Indian cyberspace. The software company researched popular culture’s most famous people to reveal the riskiest celebrity across the web and this year, Priyanka came at the top, read a statement. “Cyber criminals keep a lookout for ways to take advantage of consumer interest around popular culture events including award shows, TV show premieres, film music launches, celebrity breakups, and more. The report found that this year almost 11.47 per cent of all links generated while evaluating the top ten celebrity names (coupled with search terms ‘Torrent’, ‘HD Download’, and ‘Free MP4’) led to malware ridden or suspicious sites. Venkat Krishnapur, head of Intel Security Group – India Engineering Centre, said: “Cybercriminals capitalise on consumer interest around popular culture by luring unsuspecting consumers to risky sites to steal sensitive personal data”.Others in the list include Jacqueline Fernandez, Kangana Ranaut, Hrithik Roshan, Deepika Padukone, Emran Hashmi, Sunny Leone, Alia Bhatt, Aamir Khan and Kareena Kapoor.
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