Weekly analysis – 13th August 2011 to 20th August 2011

Weekly analysis – 13th August 2011 to 20th August 2011

***
20-Aug-2011

MillerSmiles provides its weekly phishing analysis for the week of 13th August 2011 to 20th August 2011

***

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 August 2011 to 20th August 2011

During the week we reported a total of 78 phishing scams

45 or 58% 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)

  • 0.48% Account Suspended – Please Resolve! alleged sender Halifax reported 13th August 2011
  • 0.47% Wachovia Bank Security Alert alleged sender Wachovia Bank reported 14th August 2011
  • 0.47% Account Suspended – Please Resolve! alleged sender Halifax Bank Of Scotland. reported 14th August 2011
  • 0.46% a new document has arrived alleged sender Halifax Paper-free Service reported 13th August 2011
  • 0.46% EGG BANK ALERT alleged sender NEW EGG reported 13th August 2011
  • 0.45% Account Suspension Notice alleged sender Halifax reported 13th August 2011
  • 0.44% FRAUD ALERT – AVOID ING ATTACKS! alleged sender Lloyds reported 13th August 2011
  • 0.44% Access to Halifax Online Service alleged sender Halifax reported 13th August 2011
  • 0.44% Security Advisory Notification alleged sender LloydsTSB Bank reported 13th August 2011
  • 0.44% New Message from Chase Online SM alleged sender JP Morgan Chase reported 13th August 2011
  • 0.44% Online Banking Suspended alleged sender Natwest Bank Plc reported 12th August 2011
  • 0.44% Your online service to your account has been temporarily disabled alleged sender CHASE reported 14th August 2011
  •  

     

     

    Talk about this article on our phishing news discussion forum


    PRESS/MEDIA ENQUIRIES

    MillerSmiles is the web’s dedicated anti-phishing service. Launched in 2003, the site has become one of the most trusted internet security related websites on the internet.

    For enquiries relating to this story or any other part of the MillerSmiles website please email the MillerSmiles team here

    If you are interested in business and partnership opportunities with MillerSmiles please email us here



    Source link

    Previous articleDigital State IDs Start Rollouts Despite Privacy Concerns
    Next articleTips for avoiding rental and vacation scams

    LEAVE A REPLY

    Please enter your comment!
    Please enter your name here