'Screensavers' tops most dangerous keyword of search engines, McAfee

“screensavers” termed as the most dangerous keyword to search for using public search engines, with a maximum risk of 59.1 percent. Upon searching for 2,658 unique popular keywords and phrases across 413,368 unique URLs, McAfee’s research concludes that lyrics and anything that includes ‘free” has the highest risk percentage of exposing users to malware and fraudulent […]

screensavers” termed as the most dangerous keyword to search for using public search engines, with a maximum risk of 59.1 percent. Upon searching for 2,658 unique popular keywords and phrases across 413,368 unique URLs, McAfee’s research concludes that lyrics and anything that includes ‘free” has the highest risk percentage of exposing users to malware and fraudulent web sites. The research further states that the category with the safest risk profile are health-related search terms, according to McAfee’s recently released report “The Web’s Most Dangerous Search Terms”.

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