Weekly analysis – 16th July 2011 to 23rd July 2011

Weekly analysis – 16th July 2011 to 23rd July 2011

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23-Jul-2011

MillerSmiles provides its weekly phishing analysis for the week of 16th July 2011 to 23rd July 2011

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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

16th July 2011 to 23rd July 2011

During the week we reported a total of 121 phishing scams

75 or 62% 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)

  • 0.21% Google 11th Anniversary Awards. alleged sender Dr. Jack Denis (Google Managem reported 10th July 2011
  • 0.18% Natwest OnLine Banking: Submit Your Login Records alleged sender NatWest Bank reported 30th January 2008
  • 0.16% Your btinternet.com account information has changed alleged sender btinternet.com reported 29th June 2010
  • 0.16% HSBC Bank – Online Security Alert ! alleged sender HSBC Online Banking reported 21st July 2010
  • 0.16% RE-ACTIVATE YOUR ACCOUNT alleged sender Halifax reported 1st May 2008
  • 0.15% Unauthorized access on your PayPal account! alleged sender PayPal reported 20th July 2011
  • 0.15% Unauthorized access on your PayPal account! alleged sender PAYPAL reported 19th July 2011
  • 0.14% WARNING! YOUR PAYPAL ACCOUNT HAS BEEN LIMITED! alleged sender PayPal reported 20th July 2011
  • 0.14% HALIFAX ACCOUNT REVIEW DEPARTMENT alleged sender Halifax reported 20th July 2011
  • 0.14% Urgent Security Alert alleged sender ONLINESERVCE@HALIFAX.CO.UK reported 20th July 2011
  • 0.14% *INTERNET.BANKING – ALERT!* alleged sender Lloyds reported 20th July 2011
  • 0.14% Access to Halifax Online Banking Service alleged sender esecurity@halifax.co.uk reported 20th July 2011
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