Weekly analysis – 20th April 2013 to 27th April 2013

Weekly analysis – 20th April 2013 to 27th April 2013


MillerSmiles provides its weekly phishing analysis for the week of 20th April 2013 to 27th April 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

20th April 2013 to 27th April 2013

During the week we reported a total of 10 phishing scams

4 or 40% 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)

  • 0.45% You have successfully lifted your PayPal withdrawal limit alleged sender PayPal reported 20th April 2013
  • 0.22% (Warning) Your account is opened in one other location with network IP alleged sender Webmail Account Protection reported 27th September 2012
  • 0.2% Your account is on restricted status alleged sender RBC Royal Bank reported 23rd April 2013
  • 0.2% Your Yahoo! Needs Attention alleged sender Yahoo! reported 20th April 2013
  • 0.18% 1 New Alert ! alleged sender ANZ reported 23rd April 2013
  • 0.18% IMPORTANT SECURITY UPDATE alleged sender Yahoo! reported 19th April 2013
  • 0.17% [Norton Anti]Online Banking – Information[REF#10997] alleged sender Barclays reported 24th April 2013
  • 0.16% Your Account has been De-activated alleged sender Bank of America reported 23rd April 2013
  • 0.15% [SUSPECTED ] Your Security is Important : Please Read alleged sender Lloyds TSB reported 25th April 2013
  • 0.12% Tesco Credit Card – Online Security Notice(s) alleged sender Tesco Credit Card reported 24th April 2013
  • 0.12% IMPORTANT INFORMATION FOR OUR CUSTOMERS alleged sender NatWest reported 23rd June 2012
  • 0.11% Your account has been limited until we hear from you PP-503-472-200 alleged sender PayPal reported 3rd March 2013



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