Weekly analysis – 1st September 2012 to 8th September 2012

Weekly analysis – 1st September 2012 to 8th September 2012

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08-Sep-2012

MillerSmiles provides its weekly phishing analysis for the week of 1st September 2012 to 8th September 2012

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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

1st September 2012 to 8th September 2012

During the week we reported a total of 40 phishing scams

26 or 65% 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)

  • 0.26% How To Reverse Type 2 Diabetes alleged sender DIABETES CURE reported 2nd September 2012
  • 0.26% YOUR NATIONWIDE STATEMENT IS READY alleged sender Nationwide Building reported 2nd September 2012
  • 0.26% New Account Update alleged sender Santander Bank Plc reported 3rd September 2012
  • 0.26% Protecting Your Online Banking alleged sender NatWest reported 4th September 2012
  • 0.26% Security Advisory Notification alleged sender Lloyds reported 5th September 2012
  • 0.26% i have register your ATM VISA CARD with FEDEX COURIER alleged sender Mrs Jane Kane reported 4th September 2012
  • 0.26% $9 / Week : Farmers, Nationwide, Liberty Mutual & more alleged sender CHEAP AUTO INSURANCE reported 3rd September 2012
  • 0.25% *** *** Access to your online account has been suspended alleged sender Lloyds Tsb Bank reported 5th September 2012
  • 0.25% IMPORTANT – Online Security Notice(s) alleged sender Lloyds TSB reported 4th September 2012
  • 0.25% Attn;My Dear, alleged sender Basil Jayamon reported 4th September 2012
  • 0.24% Service Violation – Account Access Disabled alleged sender Barclays Bank PLC reported 4th September 2012
  • 0.24% Bank Of America Notifications alleged sender Bank Of America reported 2nd September 2012
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