Weekly analysis – 23rd January 2010 to 30th January 2010

Weekly analysis – 23rd January 2010 to 30th January 2010


MillerSmiles provides its weekly phishing analysis for the week of 23rd January 2010 to 30th January 2010


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 January 2010 to 30th January 2010

During the week we reported a total of 157 phishing scams

The 12 most popular scams we reported as defined by search engine visits to each scam report were (as percentage of all visits to the site)

  • 0.52% http://www.songak.ms.kr/ bbs/icon/okey.php alleged sender Lloyds TSB Bank reported 22nd October 2008
  • 0.46% Important Notice: Verify Your Online Banking Identity alleged sender Halifax reported 10th November 2009
  • 0.36% New Message from Downey Savings Fraud Department alleged sender Downey Savings reported 29th July 2007
  • 0.32% Alert : Issue Consigning Your Account alleged sender Cahoot reported 29th April 2008
  • 0.29% possible fraudulent transaction occurred alleged sender VISA reported 12th December 2009
  • 0.28% Cua Web Banker Alert [ alan_district@yahoo.com.au ] alleged sender Credit Union Australia reported 25th January 2010
  • 0.26% Tax Refund Notification alleged sender HM Revenue and Customs reported 27th June 2009
  • 0.25% Message (1 Unread Message) alleged sender HSBC reported 14th May 2009
  • 0.25% Wachovia Bank Alert alleged sender Wachovia Bank reported 20th March 2006
  • 0.2% Different computers have logged on to your CUA Web Banker account alleged sender Credit Union Australia reported 20th June 2009
  • 0.19% Upgrade Alert (Protect Your Halifax Bank Account ) alleged sender Halifax Bank reported 21st June 2009
  • 0.19% CONGRATULATIONS!!! YOU HAVE WON.!!! alleged sender EURO MILLIONS LOTTERY INTERNAT reported 3rd September 2005



    Talk about this article on our phishing news discussion forum


    MillerSmiles is the web’s dedicated anti-phishing service. Launched in 2003, the site has become one of the most trusted internet security related websites on the internet.

    For enquiries relating to this story or any other part of the MillerSmiles website please email the MillerSmiles team here

    If you are interested in business and partnership opportunities with MillerSmiles please email us here

    Source link

    Previous articleI Lost $1,000,000 in an Online Love Scam
    Next articleWoman says she lost more than $1 million in online dating scam


    Please enter your comment!
    Please enter your name here