Weekly analysis – 15th August 2020 to 22nd August 2020

Weekly analysis – 15th August 2020 to 22nd August 2020

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22-Aug-2020

MillerSmiles provides its weekly phishing analysis for the week of 15th August 2020 to 22nd August 2020

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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

15th August 2020 to 22nd August 2020

During the week we reported a total of 2 phishing scams

2 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)

  • 0.52% SECURITY ALERT: keep your account safe,multiple login on your account. alleged sender PayPal Credit reported 17th August 2020
  • 0.47% AOL MAIL SERVICE UPDATE alleged sender AOL SERVICE MAIL reported 10th March 2020
  • 0.47% RE: 1 new message alleged sender HotmailOutlookCheck reported 6th April 2020
  • 0.46% Your account has been locked alleged sender AppIe Service reported 6th July 2020
  • 0.46% AOL ACCOUNT VERIFICATION!!! alleged sender AOL Account Mgmt (AOLAccountMg reported 9th March 2020
  • 0.21% Action requested on your account immediately alleged sender Bank of America reported 20th August 2020
  • 0.16% IMPORTANT AOL MAIL UPDATE!!! alleged sender AOL Mail Team (noreply@cc.aol. reported 27th March 2020
  • 0.1% Daily up01.04.2020s from GvPortal Gateway/01|04|2020/Electronic alleged sender Hportal Agreement h.m|r.c Noti reported 2nd April 2020
  • 0.1% Account ID # 215878: [Verification Reminder] [Verification Doccument Required] – Take your time to fix Problems alleged sender Amazon.com reported 18th June 2020
  • 0.1% Unusual activity in your account(YPYQTQYTOR) alleged sender Amazon@support-0659.com reported 30th April 2020
  • 0.1% Congratulations robin.lambert692@btopenworld.com – YOU WON AGAIN! alleged sender Tayla Walcott reported 21st April 2020
  • 0.1% RE: [Notification Alert] [Daily Update Account] Revision eStatement: Letter to approve the new actions – Other alleged sender sýerýviýce@intýýýI.Iýýýimited. reported 18th June 2020
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    Top 12 keywords in the apparent sender in this last week’s phishing scam archive
    Keyword Frequency
    AMERICA 1
    BANK 1
    CREDIT 1
    PAYPAL 1

     

    Top 12 keywords in the subject line in this last week’s phishing scam archive
    Keyword Frequency
    YOUR 3
    ACCOUNT 2
    ACTION 1
    REQUESTED 1
    IMMEDIATELY 1
    ACCOUNT. 1
    SAFE,MULTIPLE 1
    ALERT: 1
    KEEP 1
    SECURITY 1
    LOGIN 1
    Top 12 countries hosting phishing sites in this last week’s phishing scam archive
    Keyword Frequency
    UNITED STATES OF AMERICA 2

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