Ruby Rose named the most dangerous celebrity online
Oct 08 2018
Actress and model Ruby Rose, known for her role in Netflix's "Orange Is The New Black", was named the most unsafe celebrity to search for online on Tuesday because of results that could expose fans to malicious websites carrying viruses.
The "Orange is the New Black" actress, recently cast in the title role in the CW series "Batwoman", replaces singer Avril Lavigne as the most risky celebrity to search.
According to new survey results by cybersecurity firm McAfee, Ruby is the star most likely to land US-based users on websites that carry viruses or malware.
The original Wonder Woman, Lynda Carter, was number four.
The company used its own site ratings to compile the celebrity list and used searches on Google, Bing and Yahoo.
If you're looking up the latest on Kim Kardashian-West's drama with her sisters or her response to Kanye West's Twitter rants then beware.
It's important to make sure you click around on the Internet wisely and safely when searching various celebrity names, the cybersecurity firm warned in the study. Adele was the highest ranked musician at number 21 followed by Shakira (number 27), 2017's top celebrity Avril Lavigne (number 30), Lady Gaga (number 35), Kehlani (number 47), Britney Spears (number 57), Ed Sheeran (number 74) and Diddy, who finished at number 9 in 2017, fell to number 76.
The fourth and fifth spots were taken by Adele and Caroline Flack, making the unsafe list an all-female affair, whereas a year ago the top spot was filled by Craig David.
Rose, an actress and DJ, may have gotten a burst of online interest in the USA when she was named to play Batwoman on an upcoming television series.
But this doesn't mean that you should never look up the latest celeb gossip ever again, you just need to have your wits about you.
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