Weekly analysis – 16th September 2017 to 23rd September 2017

Weekly analysis – 16th September 2017 to 23rd September 2017

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23-Sep-2017

MillerSmiles provides its weekly phishing analysis for the week of 16th September 2017 to 23rd September 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

16th September 2017 to 23rd September 2017

During the week we reported a total of 10 phishing scams

8 or 80% 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)

  • 0.79% Important Notice (New Online Banking Authentication Procedure) alleged sender Santander Bank Plc reported 18th September 2017
  • 0.76% [ NEW STATEMENT UPDATE ] FRAUD ACTIVITY : PLEASE REVIEW YOUR RECEIPT FROM APPLE alleged sender iTunes Store reported 21st September 2017
  • 0.69% HBL InternetBanking User ID Is Blocked. alleged sender HBL InternetBanking reported 18th September 2017
  • 0.68% TODAY ONLY: Your $50 Amazon gift card alleged sender *****CONGRATULATION***** reported 19th September 2017
  • 0.61% -Action: Changes made in your Internet Banking Profile- alleged sender BMO reported 17th September 2017
  • 0.6% [ SUMMARY REPORT ] FRAUD ACTIVITY : PLEASE REVIEW YOUR RECEIPT FROM APPLE alleged sender iTunes Store reported 21st September 2017
  • 0.59% WALMART EGIFT CARD (INSIDE). alleged sender Netflix reported 20th September 2017
  • 0.55% WALMART EGIFT CARD (INSIDE). alleged sender Hulu Video reported 18th September 2017
  • 0.52% TODAY ONLY: Your $50 Amazon gift card alleged sender *****CONGRATULATION***** reported 15th September 2017
  • 0.42% YOUR ACCOUNT ACCESS HAS BEEN DISABLED ! CASEID:98301 alleged sender Apple reported 22nd September 2017
  • 0.4% Notice to Your AppleID alleged sender Disable account apple reported 18th September 2017
  • 0.09% You recieved money on your account! alleged sender kaminanga on behalf of Bank C reported 9th September 2017
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    Top 12 countries hosting phishing sites in this last week’s phishing scam archive
    Keyword Frequency
    UNITED STATES 4
    RUSSIAN FEDERATION 1
    CANADA 1

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