Weekly analysis – 3rd May 2014 to 10th May 2014

Weekly analysis – 3rd May 2014 to 10th May 2014


MillerSmiles provides its weekly phishing analysis for the week of 3rd May 2014 to 10th May 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

3rd May 2014 to 10th May 2014

During the week we reported a total of 30 phishing scams

23 or 77% 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)

  • 0.98% A new document has arrived in Online Banking. alleged sender Santander Online reported 11th February 2012
  • 0.54% YOUR ACCOUNT IS LIMITED UNTIL WE HEAR FROM YOU! alleged sender PayPaI reported 6th May 2014
  • 0.53% IMPORTANT INFORMATION: YOUR ONLINE BANKING ACCOUNT HAS BEEN LIMITED alleged sender Lloyds reported 4th May 2014
  • 0.52% YOUR UNREAD MESSAGES WILL BE DELETED SOON alleged sender Facebook Updates reported 3rd May 2014
  • 0.48% Introducing Nationwide Security alleged sender Nationwide Building Society reported 4th May 2014
  • 0.48% Access to Online Banking Service alleged sender NatWest reported 6th May 2014
  • 0.46% Your Account is Suspended alleged sender PayPal reported 5th May 2014
  • 0.45% BARCLAYS ACCOUNT ACTIVITY NOTIFICATION. alleged sender Barclays PLC reported 4th May 2014
  • 0.45% Verify Your Account. alleged sender no_reply@bt.com reported 6th May 2014
  • 0.45% Your Account Has Been Flagged alleged sender Barclays Bank PLC reported 6th May 2014
  • 0.44% DSVX Virus Detect in Your Yahoo Mail Account alleged sender Yahoo Mail reported 5th May 2014
  • 0.44% NATWEST BANK ALERT: UNAUTHORIZED ACCESS ON YOUR ACCOUNT alleged sender NatWest Bank reported 6th May 2014



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