When you get that email from “Bill” that promises naked photos of Britney Spears or a huge sum of money form Bill Gates, I urge you not to open it. Panda Software (anti-virus) states that celebs are often used to fool computer users into opening malicious email attachments or visit pages with mal intentions. This isn’t new news to anyone who has owned or operated a PC (since Macs are immune to such nonsense) for more than 10 consecutive minutes. But Panda has created a list that I find quite interesting.
The top 10 “Celebrities are frequently used to distribute mails which either contain [attached] malware (often camouflaged as an image), or which contain a URL where the malware is accessed”