Weekly analysis – 14th May 2016 to 21st May 2016

Weekly analysis – 14th May 2016 to 21st May 2016

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21-May-2016

MillerSmiles provides its weekly phishing analysis for the week of 14th May 2016 to 21st May 2016

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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

14th May 2016 to 21st May 2016

During the week we reported a total of 7 phishing scams

5 or 71% 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)

  • 0.72% USAA Detected Suspicious Activity alleged sender USAA reported 16th May 2016
  • 0.64% SOMEONE CAN ACCESS YOUR PAYPAI ACCOUNT, PLEASE CONFIRM YOUR IDENTITY TO PROTECT YOUR ACCOUNT. alleged sender Alert Notification reported 15th May 2016
  • 0.58% Notice alleged sender Tesco reported 15th May 2016
  • 0.48% SPECIAL: TAKE A £50 AMAZON GIFT CARD! alleged sender Survey Rewards reported 15th May 2016
  • 0.43% SECURITY MEASURES INCREASED alleged sender PayPal Online Security reported 14th May 2016
  • 0.41% Notification !!! URGENT USAA ACCOUNT UPDATE alleged sender USAA reported 14th May 2016
  • 0.38% eBay Registration Suspension – Section 9 alleged sender eBay reported 12th May 2016
  • 0.38% =?utf-8?B?UkXvvJpwZXRyb2NoZW1pY2FsIHBsYW50IHByb2plY3Q=?= alleged sender Chase reported 2nd May 2016
  • 0.37% [0123322]20162016331-43[t7n0d9dw48gi78o3phzamevz4zpcmsgr6xrpoa] alleged sender Yahoo.com reported 5th May 2016
  • 0.37% USAA ONLINE PAYMENT VERIFICATION alleged sender Update reported 8th May 2016
  • 0.36% Notice From Barclays Bank alleged sender Barclays Bank reported 12th May 2016
  • 0.36% You have a new security message alleged sender SunTrust reported 12th May 2016
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