Weekly analysis – 25th January 2014 to 1st February 2014

Weekly analysis – 25th January 2014 to 1st February 2014

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01-Feb-2014

MillerSmiles provides its weekly phishing analysis for the week of 25th January 2014 to 1st February 2014

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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

25th January 2014 to 1st February 2014

During the week we reported a total of 29 phishing scams

20 or 69% 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)

  • 0.32% NATWEST CREDIT CARD ONLINE SERVICES alleged sender NATWEST reported 28th January 2014
  • 0.31% YOUR LATEST STATEMENT FOR ACCOUNT ENDING 952 IS READY FOR YOU ONLINE NOW alleged sender RBS reported 28th January 2014
  • 0.31% YOU HAVE CHANGED YOUR PAYPAL EMAIL ADDRESS alleged sender service@paypal.co.uk reported 26th January 2014
  • 0.31% *** ***HSBC Bank declared bankrupt alleged sender United Bankers Association reported 18th December 2009
  • 0.3% YOUR RBS CARD IMPORTANT NOTIFICATION. alleged sender RBS reported 28th January 2014
  • 0.29% New Message From Chase Online (SM) alleged sender Chase reported 28th January 2014
  • 0.29% Your Account PayPal Has Been Limited ! alleged sender service@paypal.co.uk reported 27th January 2014
  • 0.29% NatWest Account Notice! alleged sender NatWest Bank reported 26th January 2014
  • 0.29% Important information regarding internet banking alleged sender NATWEST PLC reported 26th January 2014
  • 0.29% SECURITY ALERT (SECURE YOUR ONLINE CREDIT CARD ACCESS) alleged sender Natwest Bank Plc reported 27th January 2014
  • 0.28% WE NOTICED AN ISSUE WITH YOUR ACCOUNT alleged sender PayPal reported 26th January 2014
  • 0.28% *** CACTUS *** Your account status has changed! alleged sender PayPal reported 27th January 2014
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