Weekly analysis – 2nd July 2011 to 9th July 2011

Weekly analysis – 2nd July 2011 to 9th July 2011


MillerSmiles provides its weekly phishing analysis for the week of 2nd July 2011 to 9th July 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

2nd July 2011 to 9th July 2011

During the week we reported a total of 83 phishing scams

50 or 60% 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% Natwest OnLine Banking: Submit Your Login Records alleged sender NatWest Bank reported 30th January 2008
  • 0.25% RE-ACTIVATE YOUR ACCOUNT alleged sender Halifax reported 1st May 2008
  • 0.24% Santander Online Banking alleged sender Santander Online Banking reported 22nd June 2011
  • 0.2% Rejected Federal Tax transaction alleged sender Internal Revenue reported 21st June 2011
  • 0.2% YOU ARE REQUIRED TO UPGRADE YOUR CHASE ACCOUNT. alleged sender Chase reported 6th July 2011
  • 0.19% AN IMPORTANT MESSAGE TO HALIFAX CUSTOMERS alleged sender Halifax reported 3rd July 2011
  • 0.18% INTERNET BANKING SERVICE ON HOLD. alleged sender LloydsTSB reported 6th July 2011
  • 0.18% Account Status Notification alleged sender Halifax reported 2nd July 2011
  • 0.17% New HMRC Online Security Features. alleged sender HM Revenue & Customs reported 4th July 2011
  • 0.17% Your Account Status alleged sender Bank Of America(BOA)safety@nor reported 5th July 2011
  • 0.16% HSBC Bank – Online Security Alert ! alleged sender HSBC Online Banking reported 21st July 2010
  • 0.16% Validate your account indentity. alleged sender Lloyds TSB Bank reported 2nd July 2011



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