Weekly analysis – 16th November 2013 to 23rd November 2013

Weekly analysis – 16th November 2013 to 23rd November 2013

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23-Nov-2013

MillerSmiles provides its weekly phishing analysis for the week of 16th November 2013 to 23rd November 2013

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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

16th November 2013 to 23rd November 2013

During the week we reported a total of 17 phishing scams

14 or 82% 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% *Email Alert* Resolve Your Account alleged sender NatWest Card Services reported 6th November 2013
  • 0.34% YOU HAVE 1 NEW MESSAGES AVAILABILITY alleged sender Lloyds reported 17th November 2013
  • 0.33% YOU HAVE 1 NEW MESSAGES AVAILABILITY alleged sender Lloyds reported 19th November 2013
  • 0.33% YOUR NATWEST CREDIT CARD NOTIFICATION. alleged sender NatWest Card Services reported 11th November 2013
  • 0.32% Important NatWest Notice alleged sender Natwest reported 20th November 2013
  • 0.31% Irregular activity on your halifax online Account alleged sender Halifax reported 19th November 2013
  • 0.3% Important Information From Barclays alleged sender Barclays reported 19th November 2013
  • 0.28% YOU HAVE 1 NEW MESSAGE alleged sender Littlewoods reported 18th November 2013
  • 0.27% ACCOUNT REVEIW alleged sender National Westminster reported 15th November 2013
  • 0.27% YOU HAVE 1 NEW MESSAGE alleged sender Natwest Credit Card Online Ser reported 20th November 2013
  • 0.26% ACTION REQUIRED: EarthLink Account Update alleged sender Earthlink reported 20th November 2013
  • 0.26% YOU HAVE 1 NEW MESSAGE alleged sender Littlewoods reported 19th November 2013
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