Weekly analysis – 17th November 2018 to 24th November 2018

Weekly analysis – 17th November 2018 to 24th November 2018

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24-Nov-2018

MillerSmiles provides its weekly phishing analysis for the week of 17th November 2018 to 24th November 2018

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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

17th November 2018 to 24th November 2018

During the week we reported a total of 3 phishing scams

3 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)

  • 0.55% Microsoft service provider alleged sender Microsoft reported 20th November 2018
  • 0.48% Reminder: Your account will be limited until you provide some additional information! alleged sender service@intl.paypal.com reported 20th November 2018
  • 0.45% AMAZON ORDER CONFIRMATION alleged sender Amazon Order reported 21st November 2018
  • 0.18% Update your billing information; 14 November, 2018. alleged sender TV Licensing reported 14th November 2018
  • 0.14% Service Update alleged sender Chase reported 12th November 2018
  • 0.14% WESTERN UNION: ACCOUNT LOCKED alleged sender Western Union reported 18th April 2011
  • 0.11% IMPORTANT: Restore Your Bank of America Account alleged sender Bank of America reported 30th August 2018
  • 0.11% Update Your Account alleged sender Bank of America reported 27th July 2018
  • 0.1% Your credit card account is scheduled to be closed alleged sender Bank of America reported 5th October 2018
  • 0.1% Amazon Order Confirmation alleged sender Amazon Order reported 21st August 2018
  • 0.1% Your ATM CARD alleged sender DHL COURIER COMPANY reported 19th July 2018
  • 0.09% A message from HM Revenue charset=utf-8″> alleged sender HM Revenue & Customs – GOV UK reported 19th July 2018
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    Top 12 keywords in the apparent sender in this last week’s phishing scam archive
    Keyword Frequency
    ORDER 1
    AMAZON 1
    SERVICE@INTL.PAYPAL.COM 1
    MICROSOFT 1
    Top 12 countries hosting phishing sites in this last week’s phishing scam archive
    Keyword Frequency
    POLAND 1
    UNITED STATES 1

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