Britney Spears Tops Viruses Using Celebrity Names

Britney Spears has edged out Bill Gates as the celebrity most commonly associated with malicious software distributed via e-mail. Which means when you see the words Britney Spears in your email, your computer could get infected.

Snippets from a Techworld report report that after researchers studies seven years of virus-laden messages to determine which celebrities had their names used in association with malicious spam.

Based on their observations, the top ten viruses using celebrity names are
1. Britney Spears
2. Bill Gates
3. Jennifer Lopez
4. Shakira
5. Osama Bin Laden
6. Michael Jackson
7. Bill Clinton
8. Anna Kournikova
9. Paris Hilton
10. Pamela Anderson

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Spreading just like an STD… I always knew she had it in her!