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The web's most dangerous Indian sports celebrities

Last updated on: September 7, 2009 

The web's most dangerous Indian sports celebrities

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McAfee compiled its second annual list using McAfee SiteAdvisor technology for celebrity names that produce the largest number of risky sites and overall risk percentage, when searched on the Web.

The top four sports celebrities include:

Sania Mirza: India's No 1 tennis star, who hit headlines recently with her engagement news, must have really broken a number of hearts.

Fans searching for "Sania Mirza wallpapers/images" could be led to web sites link to other harmful sites containing spyware and browser exploits.


Image: Sania Mirza
Photographs: Jay Mandal/SnapsIndia
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Search with caution

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MS Dhoni: The cricket heartthrob should be searched with caution.

"Dhoni wallpapers" and "Dhoni videos" led to web sites containing spyware which could make changes to a PC's browser settings.


Image: Mahindra Singh Dhoni
Photographs: Reuters
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An easy target for hackers

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Yuvraj Singh: His super sixes and very controversial relationship status makes Yuvi an easy target for spammers and hackers.


Image: Yuvraj Singh

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Popular target for cyber criminals

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Harbhajan Singh: Spin ace 'Bhajji' is a popular target for cyber criminals as well.

A search for "Harbhajan Singh screensavers" can direct users to red-ranked sites that breach browser security and other unwanted programs in McAfee's tests.


Image: Harbhajan Singh
Photographs: Reuters
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