Kylie Minogue 'Oz's most dangerous celebrity online'

Melbourne, Sept. 17 (ANI): Kylie Minogue has been named as the 'Australia's Most Dangerous Celebrity,' according to a study to indicate the sites that are risky when searching celebrity names on the web in Australia.

The study, which uses software company McAfee's SiteAdvisor ratings, researched famous celebrities to discover the most dangerous on the web, who return dangerous links when searched for, including viruses, malware and malicious software that are designed to steal a fans' passwords and personal information, the Age reported.

Melanie Duca, consumer marketing director, McAfee Asia Pacific, said that cyber criminals often use celebs name to draw web surfers to websites that feature malicious downloads or viruses.

The 2013 Most Dangerous Australian Celebrity List:

1. Kylie Minogue

2. Naomi Watts

3. Jessica Mauboy

4. Delta Goodrem

5. Guy Sebastian

6. Jessica Gomes

7. Nicole Kidman

8. Elle Macpherson

9. Dannii Minogue

10. Isla Fisher (ANI)