Weekly analysis – 10th June 2017 to 17th June 2017

Weekly analysis – 10th June 2017 to 17th June 2017

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17-Jun-2017

MillerSmiles provides its weekly phishing analysis for the week of 10th June 2017 to 17th June 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

10th June 2017 to 17th June 2017

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)

  • 0.89% Tristam hates trap? alleged sender spoof reported 12th June 2017
  • 0.87% Your Online Account Activity Alert alleged sender Tesco Bank reported 12th June 2017
  • 0.71% [STATEMENT SERVICE] WE HAVE UPDATES ON OUR POLICY UPDATE PAGE. alleged sender Service PayPaI reported 10th June 2017
  • 0.66% BANK OF AMERICA NOTIFICATION : ONLINE BANKING VERIFICATION alleged sender Bank of America reported 14th June 2017
  • 0.31% Alert From Customer Service alleged sender Tesco Bank reported 9th June 2017
  • 0.23% Notification alleged sender SERVICE reported 9th June 2017
  • 0.17% Password Change alleged sender PayPal reported 15th April 2007
  • 0.14% Your Order with Amazon.com alleged sender AUTO-CONFIRM@AMAZON.COM reported 8th October 2012
  • 0.05% RECEIPT EMAIL CONFIRMATIONS : STATEMENT ACCOUNT SUBMITTED TO RESET YOUR PASSWORD FOR OUR CLIENT AREA alleged sender Indian reported 26th May 2017
  • 0.05% THURSDAY: Your $50 Amazon gift card alleged sender *****THANK YOU***** reported 1st June 2017
  • 0.05% Customer Alert alleged sender Paypa1 Online reported 16th November 2014
  • 0.05% CHASE ONLINE CONFIRMATION ALERT alleged sender Chase reported 17th May 2017
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    Top 12 keywords in the apparent sender in this last week’s phishing scam archive
    Keyword Frequency
    BANK 2
    AMERICA 1
    TESCO 1
    SPOOF 1
    Top 12 countries hosting phishing sites in this last week’s phishing scam archive
    Keyword Frequency
    BRAZIL 1
    RUSSIAN FEDERATION 1

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