Internet users uses search keywords to find information over the internet. People uses billions of keywords to find information over the internet and malware writers keep eye on these popular keywords and create website that have high percentage of these keywords, a keyword rich website has a high probability of getting top position in search ranking. When users come to these websites, these websites tries to download malicious program on to the visitors computer.
A recent report published by McAfee Titles as “The Web’s Most Dangerous Search Terms”. Jeff Green, senior vice president of McAfee Product Development & Avert Labs Said
Cybercriminals are smart, Like sharks smelling blood in the water, hackers will create related Web sites laden with adware and malware whenever a particular topic increases in popularity. Unsuspecting consumers are then tricked into downloading malicious software that leads them to blindly hand over their personal assets to cybercriminals.
McAfee researched more than 2,600 popular keywords (as defined by Google Zeitgeist, Yahoo! Buzz and others sources) to assess the degree of risk for each. Maximum Risk refers to the maximum percentage of risky sites a user might encounter on a single page of search results.