Weekly analysis – 13th July 2013 to 20th July 2013

Weekly analysis – 13th July 2013 to 20th July 2013


MillerSmiles provides its weekly phishing analysis for the week of 13th July 2013 to 20th July 2013


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

13th July 2013 to 20th July 2013

During the week we reported a total of 12 phishing scams

9 or 75% 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)

  • 0.42% SECURITY ALERT: CHASE ACCOUNT UPDATE alleged sender Chase reported 13th July 2013
  • 0.36% RE-CONFIRM YOUR ONLINE ACCESS FOR ONLINE BANKING AUTHENTICITY alleged sender Account NatWest Bank Plc reported 16th July 2013
  • 0.34% AOL CHALLENGE alleged sender AOL reported 15th July 2013
  • 0.33% TERMINATION OF ACCOUNT alleged sender Daily reported 13th July 2013
  • 0.32% Internet Banking Status and Verification alleged sender Nationwide Building Society reported 14th July 2013
  • 0.32% IMPORTANT UPDATE – ACCOUNT ACCESS BLOCKED alleged sender Barclays Personal Banking reported 16th July 2013
  • 0.3% CHASE ONLINE : IMPORTANT SECURITY ALERTS. alleged sender Chase reported 17th July 2013
  • 0.27% Santander Bank_ Account Management alleged sender Santander reported 15th July 2013
  • 0.25% Account Alert alleged sender RHB Group reported 18th July 2013
  • 0.24% Important Update – Account Access Blocked alleged sender Barclays Personal reported 15th July 2013
  • 0.22% NATIONWIDE UPDATE NOTIFICATION alleged sender Nationwide reported 17th July 2013
  • 0.22% BANK OF AMERICA ALERT: ONLINE BANKING ACCOUNT VERIFICATION alleged sender Bank of America reported 18th July 2013



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