Weekly analysis – 20th February 2016 to 27th February 2016

Weekly analysis – 20th February 2016 to 27th February 2016

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27-Feb-2016

MillerSmiles provides its weekly phishing analysis for the week of 20th February 2016 to 27th February 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

20th February 2016 to 27th February 2016

During the week we reported a total of 20 phishing scams

12 or 60% 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)

  • 0.3% APPLE EXPIRATION YOUR ACCOUNT alleged sender Apple reported 21st February 2016
  • 0.28% Please Login to Update Your Account informations alleged sender SUPPORT reported 21st February 2016
  • 0.28% PAYPAL NOTIFICATION: MESSAGE FOR YOU alleged sender Service@Paypal.co.uk reported 22nd February 2016
  • 0.27% RE: NOTIFICATION ONLINE alleged sender PayPal reported 21st February 2016
  • 0.25% view your recent activity and update your informatios. alleged sender PayPal reported 20th February 2016
  • 0.24% NEW BILLER ADDED-TESCO BANK. alleged sender Tesco Bank. reported 20th February 2016
  • 0.22% Informazioni importanti per la sicurezza Intesa Sanpaolo alleged sender Microsoft reported 17th February 2016
  • 0.22% [Paypal] : Verification required alleged sender PayPal reported 20th February 2016
  • 0.21% YOUR ACCOUNT HAS BEEN IIMITED UNTII WE HEAR FROM YOU alleged sender PayPaI Inc reported 14th February 2016
  • 0.21% YOUR ACCOUNT HAS BEEN IIMITED UNTII WE HEAR FROM YOU alleged sender PayPaI Inc reported 13th February 2016
  • 0.21% [SUPPORT INC] : YOUR PAYPAL ACCOUNT HAS BEEN LIMITED! alleged sender Important Notice reported 22nd February 2016
  • 0.2% YOUR TURBO TAX UPDATE alleged sender Turbo Tax Team reported 18th February 2016
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