Weekly analysis – 30th September 2017 to 7th October 2017

Weekly analysis – 30th September 2017 to 7th October 2017

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07-Oct-2017

MillerSmiles provides its weekly phishing analysis for the week of 30th September 2017 to 7th October 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

30th September 2017 to 7th October 2017

During the week we reported a total of 8 phishing scams

8 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)

  • 0.78% Urgent attention on your account alleged sender IRS reported 30th September 2017
  • 0.71% TODAY ONLY: Your $50 Amazon gift card alleged sender *****CONGRATULATION***** reported 1st October 2017
  • 0.66% Invito: CONTACT MONEY GRAM FOR YOUR FIRST PAYMENT OF $5000 @ domenica, 01 ottobre 2017 alleged sender office fiel reported 5th October 2017
  • 0.66% Annullato: CONTACT MONEY GRAM FOR YOUR FIRST PAYMENT OF $5000 @ domenica, 01 ottobre 2017 alleged sender office fiel reported 5th October 2017
  • 0.64% AOL Mail: Account alleged sender AMA reported 2nd October 2017
  • 0.55% PAYPAL ASK TO UPDATE YOUR ACCOUNT. alleged sender Paypal Inc. reported 30th September 2017
  • 0.5% THURSDAY: Your $50 Amazon gift card alleged sender *****THURSDAY***** reported 5th October 2017
  • 0.48% , HUGE SAVING AT AMAZON.COM * DETAILS INSIDE alleged sender Amazon Prime Survey reported 3rd October 2017
  • 0.48% Urgent! Update your details with Charles Schwab alleged sender Charles Schwab reported 3rd October 2017
  • 0.45% Yahoo Has Been Hacked Again! alleged sender Security Department reported 4th October 2017
  • 0.33% ACCOUNT UPDATE RECIEPT #DA5413 alleged sender contact reported 29th September 2017
  • 0.2% Temporarily Restriction Notice alleged sender Natwest reported 28th September 2017
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    Top 12 countries hosting phishing sites in this last week’s phishing scam archive
    Keyword Frequency
    UNITED STATES 6
    UNITED KINGDOM 1

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