Weekly analysis – 12th October 2019 to 19th October 2019

Weekly analysis – 12th October 2019 to 19th October 2019


MillerSmiles provides its weekly phishing analysis for the week of 12th October 2019 to 19th October 2019


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

12th October 2019 to 19th October 2019

During the week we reported a total of 5 phishing scams

5 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)

  • 0.25% Barclays Customer Care (Online Banking Upgrade) alleged sender Barclays Bank reported 12th February 2006
  • 0.25% Important – Fraud Prevention & Online Security -Ref.00.2990 alleged sender HSBC Bank reported 5th March 2010
  • 0.25% Activate Your Wachovia SecuritySM Plus alleged sender Wachovia reported 12th May 2007
  • 0.25% AOL Notification: Account Update Needed alleged sender America Online reported 12th December 2009
  • 0.24% HSBC Bank plc – Account locked out alleged sender HSBC Bank Plc reported 4th March 2010
  • 0.24% US Bank Alerts: Update Your Online Information alleged sender U.S. Bank reported 6th December 2007
  • 0.24% Lloyds TSB Alert: Online Banking Blocked. alleged sender Lloyds TSB reported 29th July 2008
  • 0.24% New online login authentication procedures alleged sender NatWest reported 14th May 2018
  • 0.24% Lloyds TSB : Protect Your Account alleged sender Lloyds TSB Bank reported 11th July 2008
  • 0.24% Your Online Access has been Revoked
    alleged sender NatWest Bank reported 20th April 2009
  • 0.24% HSBC Account Information alleged sender HSBC Bank plc reported 30th September 2009
  • 0.24% [Suspected ]Introducing Our New Security Code alleged sender HSBC Bank plc reported 10th November 2009

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