Weekly analysis – 5th March 2011 to 12th March 2011

Weekly analysis – 5th March 2011 to 12th March 2011

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12-Mar-2011

MillerSmiles provides its weekly phishing analysis for the week of 5th March 2011 to 12th March 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

5th March 2011 to 12th March 2011

During the week we reported a total of 66 phishing scams

53 or 80% 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)

  • 0.41% Confirm Natwest Banking Details alleged sender NatWest Online reported 24th November 2010
  • 0.4% HSBC Alert! Online Banking Access Blocked alleged sender HSBC Bank reported 26th June 2006
  • 0.4% Security and Privacy: Stay Safe Online, Find Out More! alleged sender Cahoot reported 9th March 2011
  • 0.34% Chase Secure E-mail Service Update alleged sender 2010 JPMorgan Chase & Co. 201 reported 21st July 2010
  • 0.3% MC045 NOTICE: Registration Suspension – Possible Unauthorized Account alleged sender eBay reported 7th March 2011
  • 0.3% Your account has been misused [Scanned] alleged sender Egg Bank reported 7th March 2011
  • 0.29% JC Penney Customer Survey for jwbtex@sbcglobal.net alleged sender Thank you for responding reported 8th March 2011
  • 0.28% Limited Internet Banking. alleged sender HSBC Access reported 7th March 2011
  • 0.27% HSBC Security Online Services alleged sender HSBC Bank reported 8th March 2011
  • 0.27% HSBC Security Online Services alleged sender HSBC Bank plc reported 7th March 2011
  • 0.27% NOTE:Your Nat-West Online Account Has Been Suspended. alleged sender NAT-WEST reported 7th March 2011
  • 0.27% Re: Fwd: Funds Was Transferred To Your Account Online. (KMM10302365V78076L0KM) alleged sender HSBC PHISHING REPORT reported 8th March 2011
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    Top 12 countries hosting phishing sites in this last week’s phishing scam archive
    Keyword Frequency
    UNITED KINGDOM 2
    KOREA, REPUBLIC OF 1
    DENMARK 1

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