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Intel Security warns don’t open that email about Armin van Buuren and other ‘dangerous’...

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    Being a DJ seems like a pretty awesome gig if you can get it. A small handful of DJs manage to elevate themselves from the masses to achieve global superstar status—and the attention of malware developers. Just ask Armin van Buuren. He tops the 9th annual Intel Security Most Dangerous Celebrities list.

    Intel Security explains the risks associated with Armin van Buuren online. “So, how dangerous is it exactly to search for the trance music legend? To be precise, searching for van Buuren presents a 17.92 percent [chance] of running into online threats — if a user clicked all the results generated by the search terms. That’s nearly a 1 in 5 chance of landing on a site that has ‘malicious’ written all over it.”

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