Weekly analysis – 21st February 2015 to 28th February 2015

Weekly analysis – 21st February 2015 to 28th February 2015

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28-Feb-2015

MillerSmiles provides its weekly phishing analysis for the week of 21st February 2015 to 28th February 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

21st February 2015 to 28th February 2015

During the week we reported a total of 21 phishing scams

17 or 81% 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)

  • 0.64% An update from Virgin Media alleged sender Virgin Media reported 22nd February 2015
  • 0.56% [ PayPal ] : View your recent activity . #PP = 69901296200527096 alleged sender PayPal reported 22nd February 2015
  • 0.54% Verify Your Apple ID alleged sender AppeID Support reported 23rd February 2015
  • 0.53% P A Y P A L : ACCOUNT SUSPENDED alleged sender service@paypal reported 22nd February 2015
  • 0.53% ATTENTION : YOUR ITUNES ACCOUNT WAS BEEN FROZEN ID-7041A4446615BDB59AAC alleged sender iTunes reported 19th February 2015
  • 0.52% ATTENTION : YOUR ITUNES ACCOUNT WAS BEEN FROZEN ID-1628A4446262BDB5AF78 alleged sender iTunes reported 19th February 2015
  • 0.52% IMPORTANT NOTICE alleged sender PayPal Inc Service reported 21st February 2015
  • 0.52% Save 30% alleged sender RXX_VIAGRA reported 22nd February 2015
  • 0.52% ATTENTION : YOUR ITUNES ACCOUNT WAS BEEN FROZEN ID-2351A444538404721279 alleged sender iTunes reported 19th February 2015
  • 0.5% Login Alert alleged sender First Online reported 21st February 2015
  • 0.5% Your PayPal Account Will Be Closed ! Please Update Your Account alleged sender PayPal reported 24th February 2015
  • 0.49% LLOYDS TSB BANK PLC. alleged sender Pvsatyanarayana Raju reported 21st February 2015
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