Weekly analysis – 6th August 2011 to 13th August 2011

Weekly analysis – 6th August 2011 to 13th August 2011

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13-Aug-2011

MillerSmiles provides its weekly phishing analysis for the week of 6th August 2011 to 13th August 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

6th August 2011 to 13th August 2011

During the week we reported a total of 88 phishing scams

64 or 73% 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)

  • 0.5% REGISTER YOUR ACCOUNT TO AVOID SERVICE TERMINATION alleged sender TD Waterhouse. reported 8th August 2011
  • 0.48% Halifax Bank: You have 1 Unread Security Message alleged sender Halifax Online Banking reported 8th August 2011
  • 0.48% FW: UP DRENCHED LEVEL alleged sender cathe greene reported 9th August 2011
  • 0.48% Your Lloyds Tsb Online Banking Access Was Denied alleged sender LLOYDS TSB BANK PLC reported 9th August 2011
  • 0.47% UNAUTHORISED USE OF YOUR ACCOUNT alleged sender HSBC reported 7th August 2011
  • 0.47% IMPORTANT – Online Security Notice(s) alleged sender Lloyds reported 9th August 2011
  • 0.47% Please Restore Your Account Access alleged sender PayPal reported 9th August 2011
  • 0.47% Halifax Bank Security Update alleged sender Halifax reported 8th August 2011
  • 0.47% CUSTOMER SERVICE MESSAGE alleged sender HALIFAX BANK PLC reported 9th August 2011
  • 0.46% Access to Halifax Online Banking Service alleged sender Halifax Bank reported 9th August 2011
  • 0.46% Your Bank Of America Account Has Been Deactivated alleged sender Bank Of America reported 9th August 2011
  • 0.46% Personal banking from Lloyds TSB International alleged sender – Lloyds TSB reported 8th August 2011
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