Weekly analysis – 2nd December 2017 to 9th December 2017

Weekly analysis – 2nd December 2017 to 9th December 2017

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09-Dec-2017

MillerSmiles provides its weekly phishing analysis for the week of 2nd December 2017 to 9th December 2017

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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

2nd December 2017 to 9th December 2017

During the week we reported a total of 4 phishing scams

3 or 75% 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)

  • 0.14% APPLE PURCHASE SUCCESSFULLY PAYMENT CONFIRMATION SPOTIFY PREMIUM alleged sender App Store reported 7th December 2017
  • 0.11% New Message from Boa alleged sender Bank of America reported 4th December 2017
  • 0.1% YOUR RECEIPT FROM APPLE STORE alleged sender Apple Service reported 2nd March 2017
  • 0.1% YOU RECEIPT SENT A PAYMENT TO CLEVERBRIDGE, INC alleged sender service@paypal.com reported 5th December 2017
  • 0.1% You are about to leave the panel alleged sender Microsoft reported 4th December 2017
  • 0.09% Regions Access Alert. alleged sender Regions online reported 1st December 2017
  • 0.08% Verification Required alleged sender Martin Cox reported 17th November 2016
  • 0.08% IMPORTANT INFORMATION FOR OUR CUSTOMERS alleged sender NatWest reported 23rd June 2012
  • 0.07% Your Order with Amazon.com alleged sender AUTO-CONFIRM@AMAZON.COM reported 8th October 2012
  • 0.06% Temporarily Restriction Notice alleged sender Natwest reported 28th September 2017
  • 0.06% You have 1 new important message waiting in your inbox folder. alleged sender Halifax Bank reported 12th May 2009
  • 0.06% PAYMENT RECEIPT EVOLVE MONSTER : 6540 DIAMONDS alleged sender Support reported 20th October 2017
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    Top 12 keywords in the apparent sender in this last week’s phishing scam archive
    Keyword Frequency
    APP 1
    STORE 1
    SERVICE@PAYPAL.COM 1
    MICROSOFT 1
    AMERICA 1
    BANK 1
    Top 12 countries hosting phishing sites in this last week’s phishing scam archive
    Keyword Frequency
    UNITED STATES 4

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