Weekly analysis – 15th August 2015 to 22nd August 2015

Weekly analysis – 15th August 2015 to 22nd August 2015

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22-Aug-2015

MillerSmiles provides its weekly phishing analysis for the week of 15th August 2015 to 22nd August 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

15th August 2015 to 22nd August 2015

During the week we reported a total of 30 phishing scams

25 or 83% 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)

  • 1.25% Tesco Account suspended due to TOS violations alleged sender Tesco Bank reported 14th August 2015
  • 1.25% GENUINE MING TOOLS CONTACT ROCKSTAR alleged sender ROCKSTAR SERVER reported 15th August 2015
  • 1.21% Your Account has limitation alleged sender PayPal reported 15th August 2015
  • 1.19% PLEASE UPDATE YOUR APPLE ACCOUNT INFORMATION ! alleged sender Apple Inc. reported 15th August 2015
  • 1.18% JAMES F. ENTWISTLE U.S AMBASSADOR TO NIGERIA alleged sender JAMES F. ENTWISTLE reported 13th August 2015
  • 1.17% GET BACK FOR CLAIMS/TICKETS NO. ILOTTO/2015/ATM alleged sender iLOTTO INTERNET LOTTERY reported 13th August 2015
  • 1.17% WON PRIZE TICKETS NO. ILOTTO/2015/ATM alleged sender iLOTTO INTERNET LOTTERY reported 13th August 2015
  • 1.17% Your Account has limitation alleged sender PayPal reported 14th August 2015
  • 1.17% GET BACK FOR CLAIMS/TICKETS NO. ILOTTO/2015/ATM alleged sender iLOTTO INTERNET LOTTERY reported 12th August 2015
  • 1.17% 1 Waiting Super QuickCheat Alert alleged sender Ashley Johnston reported 14th August 2015
  • 1.17% EMail from Easy Biz (EARN $500 to $1,000 In Just 1-3 Hours a Day!) alleged sender webmaster reported 14th August 2015
  • 1.16% PAYPAL HAS BEEN LIMITED alleged sender Paypal.Inc reported 14th August 2015
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