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Emma Watson Named Web's Most Dangerous Celebrity in 2012

September 10, 2012 (8:21 am) GMT
McAfee states that searching for the 'Harry Potter' actress' name on the internet yields nearly a one-in-eight chance of landing on a malicious site.
Emma Watson

lands atop McAfee's annual list of Most Dangerous Celebrity in Cyberspace. The "" actress replaces last year's No. 1 champ on the yearly list released by the Internet security firm.

According to McAfee, "searching for the latest Emma Watson pictures and downloads yields more than a 12.6% chance of landing on a website that has tested positive for online threats, such as spyware, adware, spam, phishing, viruses and other malware."

Sitting behind the "Harry Potter" star on the second place is . The fiancee of occupied the first place in 2009 and sat at the fourth spot last year. Rounding up the top 3 is a new addition to the list, actress .

Klum is out of the top-10 list, while 2010's most dangerous celebrity claims the eighth place, six spots lower than last year's position. Others are , , , , and .



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