Weekly analysis – 18th September 2010 to 25th September 2010

Weekly analysis – 18th September 2010 to 25th September 2010

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25-Sep-2010

MillerSmiles provides its weekly phishing analysis for the week of 18th September 2010 to 25th September 2010

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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

18th September 2010 to 25th September 2010

During the week we reported a total of 38 phishing scams

30 or 79% 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)

  • 1.31% Hotmail e-mail alert ( arabelles@hotmail.com ) alleged sender Hotmail reported 17th January 2010
  • 0.69% Important Information About Your BT Broadband Account. alleged sender BT Broadband reported 20th September 2010
  • 0.61% Online Security Upgrade On Your Account alleged sender LloydsTSB reported 20th September 2010
  • 0.59% Your Internet banking profile has changed(Alliance & Leicester)olu alleged sender Alliance & Leicester reported 19th September 2010
  • 0.57% HSBC Bank Important Notification : READ alleged sender Internet banking: HSBC Bank UK reported 20th September 2010
  • 0.55% You have 1 message alert ! ( ane_garmendia@hotmail.com ) alleged sender HSBC reported 20th September 2010
  • 0.53% Internet Banking Account Alert! alleged sender HSBC Bank Plc. reported 20th September 2010
  • 0.51% Important Notice from PayPal Billing Center alleged sender PayPal reported 19th September 2010
  • 0.5% [Urgent issue Account-alert ! -sam_whitt@live.co.uk] alleged sender HSBC reported 20th September 2010
  • 0.49% You are about to see your new Internet Banking service alleged sender Lloyds TSB reported 20th September 2010
  • 0.49% IMPORTANT- Access Suspended. alleged sender NatWest Bank Plc reported 20th September 2010
  • 0.49% [Urgent issue Account-alert ! -killy_shadow@hotmail.com] alleged sender HSBC reported 20th September 2010
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