Weekly analysis – 9th March 2019 to 16th March 2019

Weekly analysis – 9th March 2019 to 16th March 2019

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16-Mar-2019

MillerSmiles provides its weekly phishing analysis for the week of 9th March 2019 to 16th March 2019

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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

9th March 2019 to 16th March 2019

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)

  • 0.44% Amazon Order Confirmation alleged sender Amazon Order reported 11th March 2019
  • 0.42% Update!!! alleged sender AT&T reported 1st February 2019
  • 0.15% AOL Account Notification Regarding AOL Oath. alleged sender AOL Member Service reported 8th March 2019
  • 0.11% Amazon Order Confirmation alleged sender Amazon Order reported 16th March 2019
  • 0.1% ACCESS TO YOUR ACCOUNT HAS BEEN SUSPENDED. alleged sender Santander(GB)update@alert.net reported 31st January 2011
  • 0.09% RE : Your account Apple ID has been locked. Please update information your Apple account Case ID alleged sender Apple reported 19th January 2019
  • 0.09% Reminder: Your account will be limited until you provide some additional information! alleged sender service@intl.paypal.com reported 20th November 2018
  • 0.09% Re: [ Statement Update ] [ Mail Important ] Reminder: Important Alert Your Apple ID Account was sign in to alleged sender Apple Support reported 17th December 2018
  • 0.09% RE: Reminder : [ New Statement Report ] We received a request code for reset password to your email result on alleged sender Apple reported 28th January 2019
  • 0.09% Your Cyber Monday Amazon coupon. Save up to 50%! alleged sender CyberMonday@amazon.co.uk actio reported 29th November 2018
  • 0.09% SECURITY ALERT : ACCOUNT LOCKED. alleged sender HSBC reported 31st December 2018
  • 0.08% Your Account Security Notification alleged sender Wells Fargo Online reported 28th February 2019
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    Top 12 keywords in the apparent sender in this last week’s phishing scam archive
    Keyword Frequency
    ORDER 2
    AMAZON 2

     

    Top 12 keywords in the subject line in this last week’s phishing scam archive
    Keyword Frequency
    CONFIRMATION 2
    ORDER 2
    AMAZON 2
    Top 12 countries hosting phishing sites in this last week’s phishing scam archive
    Keyword Frequency
    ITALY 1
    GERMANY 1

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