Phishing Scams and Phishing Reports at MillerSmiles.co.uk

     
 
Home
Search
Archives
News
Submit Scam
Articles
F.A.Q.
Forum
About Us
Contact Us
Links
 


 
Weekly analysis - 4th May 2013 to 11th May 2013

Weekly analysis - 4th May 2013 to 11th May 2013


***
11-May-2013

MillerSmiles provides its weekly phishing analysis for the week of 4th May 2013 to 11th May 2013

***

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 4th May 2013 to 11th May 2013


During the week we reported a total of 12 phishing scams

7 or 58% 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)

  • 0.23% Halifax Bank Notification - This is your official notification alleged sender Halifax Bank PLC reported 23rd July 2009

  • 0.17% Mail Update! alleged sender BT Yahoo! reported 5th May 2013

  • 0.15% Banco HSBC Brasil S.A - Atualizacao de Seguranca ! (ID59698701) alleged sender HSBC reported 6th May 2013

  • 0.14% MBNA : Credit Card Security ! alleged sender MBNA reported 7th May 2013

  • 0.14% IMPORTANT INFORMATION FOR OUR CUSTOMERS alleged sender NatWest reported 23rd June 2012

  • 0.14% Mail Exception Notification alleged sender First-Class Mail Service reported 2nd May 2013

  • 0.13% Are Glasses Good for our eyes - The Dangers of a Lie alleged sender DukePeterson reported 6th May 2013

  • 0.11% Logistics Exception Notification alleged sender Shipping Service reported 1st May 2013

  • 0.11% AOL CHALLENGE alleged sender AOL reported 7th May 2013

  • 0.1% Your vodafone account security alleged sender Vodafone reported 3rd May 2013

  • 0.1% ACCOUNT VERIFY alleged sender BT Yahoo!2013 reported 4th May 2013

  • 0.09% Important Security Update alleged sender Yahoo! reported 3rd May 2013

  •  

    Top 12 keywords in the apparent sender in this last week's phishing scam archive

    Keyword Frequency
    YAHOO! 3
    LLOYDSTSB 2
    FIRST 1
    DIRECT 1
    HELPDESK@FIRSTDIR 1
    R}WIN7६۰ʴ?{BA 1
    BANKING 1
    PERSONAL 1
    DUKEPETERSON 1
    HSBC 1
    MBNA 1
    AOL 1

     

    Top 12 keywords in the subject line in this last week's phishing scam archive

    Keyword Frequency
    SECURITY 3
    ACCOUNT 2
    THE 2
    REVIEW 2
    LLOYDSTSB 2
    AOL 1
    NEW 1
    MESSAGE 1
    UPDATE 1
    CHALLENGE 1
    YAHOO! 1
    ANTI]IMPORTANT 1

     

    Top 12 countries hosting phishing sites in this last week's phishing scam archive

    Keyword Frequency
    UNITED STATES 6
    ROMANIA 1
    FRANCE 1
    ARGENTINA 1
    GERMANY 1
    THAILAND 1

    Talk about this article on our phishing news discussion forum


    PRESS/MEDIA ENQUIRIES

    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