When he beat Roger Federer at Wimbledon for the gold medal, Andy Murray became one of the most beloved athletes in the UK. Unfortunately, he also won over the hearts of cybercriminals throughout the world.
A new report from McAfee places the tennis star atop the list of the UK's most dangerous athletes online. A search for Murray is more likely to take you to a dangerous site than any other athlete in the nation.
The company noted that searches for Andy Murray videos were particularly dangerous, as were searches for screensavers and downloads.
Football star Ryan Giggs was found to be the second most dangerous UK athlete to search for online, followed by gymnast Louis Smith, diver Tom Daley and cyclist Mark Cavendish.
That Murray would prove popular with attackers is hardly surprising. Malware writers have long used trending news items and popular search terms as a way of luring users to attack sites, and when it comes to high-profile sporting events, it doesn't get much bigger than the Olympic games.
It really goes without saying, but you should never download a file, be it a screensaver or a "video codec," from any site you don't trust. That goes double for any pages linked to popular athletes, celebrities, and high-profile news items.
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