Weekly analysis – 18th July 2015 to 25th July 2015

Weekly analysis – 18th July 2015 to 25th July 2015

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25-Jul-2015

MillerSmiles provides its weekly phishing analysis for the week of 18th July 2015 to 25th July 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

18th July 2015 to 25th July 2015

During the week we reported a total of 14 phishing scams

12 or 86% 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)

  • 0.68% IMPORTANT DROPBOX DOCUMENT ENCLOSED alleged sender Dropbox reported 18th July 2015
  • 0.65% Security Preferences alleged sender Navy Federal reported 19th July 2015
  • 0.64% Account Blocked alleged sender METROBANKDIRECT reported 19th July 2015
  • 0.62% Order confirmation:Thank you for your purchase. for security reason update or cancel your verification alleged sender PayPal reported 21st July 2015
  • 0.61% HUNGRY FOR A F&CK FRIEND alleged sender LateNightFriend reported 18th July 2015
  • 0.59% IMPORTANT: YOUR ACCOUNT STATUS CHANGE alleged sender PayPal reported 17th July 2015
  • 0.58% YOUR USAA ONLINE CONFIRMATION ALERT alleged sender USAA reported 17th July 2015
  • 0.56% ROYAL BANK | PLEASE UPDATE YOUR RBC ACOUNT INFORMATION . alleged sender Royal Bank Support reported 17th July 2015
  • 0.55% YOUR ACCOUNT PAYPAL IS LIMITED YOU HAVE TO SOLVE THE PROBLEM IN 24 HOURS ! alleged sender PayPal reported 21st July 2015
  • 0.54% Access to your Barclays accounts has been temporarily suspended. alleged sender Barclays Online reported 21st July 2015
  • 0.53% NEW FIND F#CKFRIENDS ALERT alleged sender H0rnyBuddyAlert reported 21st July 2015
  • 0.53% Natwest Bank Alert: Unauthorised Access alleged sender Natwest Bank reported 21st July 2015
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    Top 12 countries hosting phishing sites in this last week’s phishing scam archive
    Keyword Frequency
    UNITED STATES 11
    ARGENTINA 1

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