Weekly analysis – 27th February 2016 to 5th March 2016

Weekly analysis – 27th February 2016 to 5th March 2016

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05-Mar-2016

MillerSmiles provides its weekly phishing analysis for the week of 27th February 2016 to 5th March 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

27th February 2016 to 5th March 2016

During the week we reported a total of 17 phishing scams

12 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)

  • 0.45% IMPORTANT MESSAGE ABOUT YOUR AMAZON ACCOUNT alleged sender Amazon reported 28th February 2016
  • 0.3% UPDATE alleged sender Notice reported 2nd March 2016
  • 0.28% [Team Paypal] : Update-Your-Paypal-Account alleged sender PayPal reported 1st March 2016
  • 0.27% TESCO ONLINE NOTIFICATION alleged sender Tesco PLC reported 29th February 2016
  • 0.26% EMAIL ACCOUNT UPDATE alleged sender SECURITY reported 1st March 2016
  • 0.26% [PAYPAL SUPPORT] YOUR ACCOUNT HAS BEEN LIMITED ! PLEASE UPDATE YOUR INFORMATION ! alleged sender PayPal reported 24th February 2016
  • 0.26% PAYPAL NOTIFICATION: MESSAGE FOR YOU alleged sender Service@Paypal.co.uk reported 22nd February 2016
  • 0.25% YOU HAVE A PROBLEM WITH YOUR APPLE ACCOUNT alleged sender Service Apple reported 27th February 2016
  • 0.25% IMPORTANT : YOUR ACCOUNT STATUS CHANGE (CASE ID #PL-003-603-205-892) alleged sender PayPal reported 2nd March 2016
  • 0.25% IMPORTANT : YOUR ACCOUNT STATUS CHANGE (CASE ID #PL-003-603-205-892) alleged sender PayPal reported 1st March 2016
  • 0.25% Bank Of America Alert: Sign-In To Your Online Banking alleged sender Bank Of America reported 27th February 2016
  • 0.24% APPLE EXPIRATION YOUR ACCOUNT alleged sender Apple reported 21st February 2016
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