Weekly analysis – 20th February 2021 to 27th February 2021

Weekly analysis – 20th February 2021 to 27th February 2021

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27-Feb-2021

MillerSmiles provides its weekly phishing analysis for the week of 20th February 2021 to 27th February 2021

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Over the last week MillerSmiles has received many scams from the public and through its HoneyTrap scam detection system. Below we provide an analysis of the scams we have received for the week of

20th February 2021 to 27th February 2021

During the week we reported a total of 1 phishing scams

1 or 100% of these scams linked to websites that were still online and live, ready to capture personal data, when we reported them

The 12 most popular scams as defined by search engine visits to our archive of scams we reported this week and in previous weeks were (as percentage of all visits to the site)

  • 0.5% CUSTOMER ENQUIRY – GOV.UK (UK) FORM – DONOTREPLY alleged sender GOVUK-DVLA reported 23rd February 2021
  • 0.21% Mail sent from Amazon : Important Information alerts we have restricted the ways in which you can use the alleged sender Customer Service reported 29th November 2020
  • 0.2% CLOSING OF YOUR MICROSOFT ACCOUNT IS BEING PROCESSED alleged sender Email Admin reported 15th January 2021
  • 0.2% YOU CAN NO LONGER USE YOUR AMANZON.CO.UK ACCOUNT UNTIL WE HEAR FROM YOU. (REF 6167-AM-4511-ZN) alleged sender Amanozn.co.uk reported 30th January 2021
  • 0.19% Secure Message alleged sender Chase Support reported 28th December 2020
  • 0.19% Re: Update from Amazon.com on Thursday, 10 December 2020 – Invoice Payment Transaction #111-6125648-5326489. alleged sender Customer Service reported 11th December 2020
  • 0.19% [Deliver parcel from Amazon.co.uk] – 7:42:07 AM-11/13/2020 https://dpd.co.uk/delivery alleged sender D P D Delivery reported 13th November 2020
  • 0.18% NEW MESSAGE FROM CHASE ONLINE BANKING [CHASE JPMORGAN] VALUED CHASE(SM… alleged sender Chase reported 24th November 2020
  • 0.18% Your account has been locked alleged sender 𝘀𝗲𝗿𝘃𝗶𝗰𝗲 reported 2nd February 2021
  • 0.18% Account ID # 215878: [Verification Reminder] [Verification Doccument Required] – Take your time to fix Problems alleged sender Amazon.com reported 18th June 2020
  • 0.18% You can no longer use Amazon.co.uk. (Ref ID – AA-L-9881291981) alleged sender support@amazon.co.uk reported 25th August 2020
  • 0.18% Re: (Amazon Services) Your automatic payment did not process order(s) Saturday, September 26, 2020 alleged sender Customer Service reported 26th September 2020
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    Top 12 keywords in the apparent sender in this last week’s phishing scam archive
    Keyword Frequency
    GOVUK-DVLA 1

     

    Top 12 keywords in the subject line in this last week’s phishing scam archive
    Keyword Frequency
    FORM 1
    DONOTREPLY 1
    (UK) 1
    GOV.UK 1
    ENQUIRY 1
    CUSTOMER 1
    Top 12 countries hosting phishing sites in this last week’s phishing scam archive
    Keyword Frequency
    UNITED STATES OF AMERICA 1

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