Weekly analysis – 28th July 2012 to 4th August 2012

Weekly analysis – 28th July 2012 to 4th August 2012

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04-Aug-2012

MillerSmiles provides its weekly phishing analysis for the week of 28th July 2012 to 4th August 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

28th July 2012 to 4th August 2012

During the week we reported a total of 16 phishing scams

10 or 63% 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)

  • 1.28% Capital One Online Banking Security Alart ! alleged sender Capital One reported 30th July 2012
  • 0.97% Online Security Notification alleged sender Revenue – Irish Tax & Customs reported 30th July 2012
  • 0.9% Your Security is Important : Please Read. alleged sender Co-operative Online reported 31st July 2012
  • 0.87% Review Your Account Activity. alleged sender Halifax reported 29th July 2012
  • 0.85% Review Your Account For Payment Notification alleged sender LloydsTSB Bank reported 30th July 2012
  • 0.82% Online Banking Guarantee alleged sender Barclays reported 28th July 2012
  • 0.76% Notification Of Payment On Your Account alleged sender Lloyds reported 28th July 2012
  • 0.76% Your Attention Is Needed From LloydsTSB Bank alleged sender LloydsTSB Bank reported 28th July 2012
  • 0.72% CONTACT WESTERN UNION FOR YOUR PAYMENT alleged sender CUSTOMER SERVICE reported 27th July 2012
  • 0.57% HALIFAX : CUSTOMER SERVICE alleged sender Halifax reported 27th July 2012
  • 0.47% CONTACT WESTERN UNION FOR YOUR PAYMENT alleged sender CUSTOMER SERVICE reported 26th July 2012
  • 0.45% Service update alleged sender o2shop reported 1st August 2012
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