Weekly analysis – 12th December 2015 to 19th December 2015

Weekly analysis – 12th December 2015 to 19th December 2015

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19-Dec-2015

MillerSmiles provides its weekly phishing analysis for the week of 12th December 2015 to 19th December 2015

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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

12th December 2015 to 19th December 2015

During the week we reported a total of 25 phishing scams

25 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)

  • 0.39% YOUR PAYPAL ACCOUNT HAS BEEN LIMITED…. alleged sender Paypal support reported 13th December 2015
  • 0.36% Bank of America Customer Service – Sign-in to Online Banking Locked alleged sender Bank of America reported 12th December 2015
  • 0.36% HSBC Bank Account Notification. alleged sender HSBC reported 13th December 2015
  • 0.35% ACCOUNT TERMINATION alleged sender Info Service Dpt reported 15th December 2015
  • 0.35% NatWest Bank Secure Notification. alleged sender National reported 13th December 2015
  • 0.33% DEAR ESTEEMED CUSTOMER, alleged sender OFAMERICA BANK. reported 15th December 2015
  • 0.32% Receipt for your payment to actmodz@gmail.com alleged sender PayPal reported 14th December 2015
  • 0.29% PAYPAL – YOUR ACCOUNT HAS UNRESOLVED ISSUES. VERIFY YOUR IDENTITY NOW! alleged sender PayPal reported 5th December 2015
  • 0.28% YOUR ACCOUNT PAYPAL WILL BE LIMITED.. alleged sender Paypal reported 12th December 2015
  • 0.28% PAYPAL – ACCOUNT UNRESOLVED ISSUES. VERIFY YOUR IDENTITY NOW! alleged sender PayPal reported 5th December 2015
  • 0.28% BT CHANGING STATUS – PLEASE UPGRADE YOUR ACCOUNT NOW! alleged sender BT reported 5th December 2015
  • 0.27% [PR] Case ID : PP2996-65543-54343 12/12/2015 7:44 alleged sender Service reported 15th December 2015
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