Weekly analysis – 27th September 2014 to 4th October 2014

Weekly analysis – 27th September 2014 to 4th October 2014


MillerSmiles provides its weekly phishing analysis for the week of 27th September 2014 to 4th October 2014


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 September 2014 to 4th October 2014

During the week we reported a total of 9 phishing scams

4 or 44% 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)

  • 0.62% NOTICE OF POLICY UPDATES alleged sender Paypal.inc reported 29th September 2014
  • 0.57% Last notice regarding your account. alleged sender Natwest reported 27th September 2014
  • 0.57% Win A Free Tesco Voucher alleged sender Tesco Credit Card reported 28th September 2014
  • 0.54% [PAYPAL] : UPDATE YOUR PAYPAL ACCOUNT !! ✔ alleged sender PayPal reported 27th September 2014
  • 0.49% INDEBTEDNESS FOR DRIVING ON TOLL ROAD alleged sender E-ZPass Service Center reported 27th September 2014
  • 0.48% You have a new message. alleged sender paypal reported 1st August 2011
  • 0.46% USAA ACCESS alleged sender USAA reported 26th September 2014
  • 0.41% YOUR ACCOUNT WILL BE LIMITED ! alleged sender Paypal Inc reported 2nd October 2014
  • 0.33% YOUR ACCOUNT WILL BE LIMITED , UNTIL WE HERE FROM YOU .TO UPDATE YOUR INFO alleged sender Paypal Service reported 25th September 2014
  • 0.33% Activate Your Natwest Account alleged sender NATWEST reported 25th September 2014
  • 0.32% User Roles Waiting For Approval alleged sender RBC Express reported 8th September 2014
  • 0.31% YOUR ACCOUNT HAS BEEN LIMITED ! alleged sender Service Paypal reported 24th September 2014

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