Weekly analysis – 23rd April 2011 to 30th April 2011

Weekly analysis – 23rd April 2011 to 30th April 2011


MillerSmiles provides its weekly phishing analysis for the week of 23rd April 2011 to 30th April 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

23rd April 2011 to 30th April 2011

During the week we reported a total of 64 phishing scams

44 or 69% 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)

  • 0.76% Alert notification : New message from customer serivce alleged sender Lloyds TSB Bank Plc reported 4th November 2010
  • 0.58% CHASE ONLINE BANKING ALERT alleged sender Chase reported 15th April 2011
  • 0.56% Your Account Has Been Suspended alleged sender HSBC Bank plc reported 18th November 2010
  • 0.46% You have 1 Unread Message. alleged sender TD WATERHOUSE reported 10th April 2011
  • 0.39% Confirm Natwest Banking Details alleged sender NatWest Online reported 24th November 2010
  • 0.37% Chase Secure E-mail Service Update alleged sender 2010 JPMorgan Chase & Co. 201 reported 21st July 2010
  • 0.32% Please Update Your Billing Information alleged sender AOL reported 25th April 2010
  • 0.32% 1 New Message alleged sender TD Waterhouse reported 10th April 2011
  • 0.31% Tax Refund Notification alleged sender HM Revenue and Customs reported 27th June 2009
  • 0.28% Online Security Backup alleged sender Natwest Digital Banking reported 29th June 2010
  • 0.27% RECEIPT FOR YOUR PAYMENT TO SALES@SKYPE.COM alleged sender PayPal reported 18th April 2011
  • 0.27% Account reactivation alleged sender Lloyds TSB reported 27th April 2011



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