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

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


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


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 September 2015 to 19th September 2015

During the week we reported a total of 17 phishing scams

15 or 88% 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)

  • 0.47% Please confirm your account information . alleged sender PayPal reported 13th September 2015
  • 0.46% PLEASE LOGIN TO UPDATE YOUR ACCOUNT ID INFORMATIONS. alleged sender Apple reported 13th September 2015
  • 0.43% IMPORTANT UPDATES alleged sender Halifax Plc reported 13th September 2015
  • 0.43% UNUSUAL ACTIVITY AMAZON ACCOUNT alleged sender Amazon reported 14th September 2015
  • 0.43% YOU HAVE 3 NEW DOCUMENTS AVAILABLE alleged sender Barclays PLC reported 14th September 2015
  • 0.43% Your account has been Iimited untiI we hear from you alleged sender PAYPAI SERVICE reported 13th September 2015
  • 0.4% Your USAA Savings Account Suspicious Activities alleged sender USAA reported 15th September 2015
  • 0.4% Best deep throat alleged sender Christy Bryant reported 16th September 2015
  • 0.39% REMINDER: WE NEED YOUR HEIP RESOIVING AN ISSUE WITH YOUR ACCOUNT alleged sender service@intl.paypaI.com reported 15th September 2015
  • 0.38% SWITCH TO SOLAR AND CUT YOUR ENERGY BILLS BY 50% PER YEAR alleged sender Eco Experts reported 16th September 2015
  • 0.36% YOUR ACCOUNT HAS LIMITATION ! YOU CAN RESOLVE THIS NOW . alleged sender PayPal reported 12th September 2015
  • 0.36% Your latest BT bill is now online alleged sender ebilling@bt.com reported 15th September 2015



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