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Weekly analysis - 8th June 2013 to 15th June 2013

Weekly analysis - 8th June 2013 to 15th June 2013


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15-Jun-2013

MillerSmiles provides its weekly phishing analysis for the week of 8th June 2013 to 15th June 2013

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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 8th June 2013 to 15th June 2013


During the week we reported a total of 16 phishing scams

10 or 63% 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)

  • 0.27% CHASE ALERT(SM): NOTICE FOR YOUR ACCOUNT, ACTION REQUIRED alleged sender Chase Online┬«smrfs.emailinfo@ reported 10th June 2013

  • 0.26% Please sign in your USAA account, verify and update your profile immediately alleged sender USAA reported 23rd December 2005

  • 0.24% YOUR BARCLAYS ACCOUNT ALERT. alleged sender Barclays Bank Plc reported 11th June 2013

  • 0.21% Your Security is Important : Please Read alleged sender Barclays reported 13th June 2013

  • 0.2% YOUR BARCLAYS DEBIT CARD ACCESS NOTIFICATION alleged sender Barclays Bank Plc reported 10th June 2013

  • 0.15% Your AOL! Account Termination Request. alleged sender D. Corning reported 13th June 2013

  • 0.14% Lloyds TSB Internet Banking Account Access Suspended alleged sender Lloyds TSB reported 4th September 2008

  • 0.14% Online Banking Suspended alleged sender HSBC Bank Plc reported 14th June 2010

  • 0.14% IMPORTANT NEW MESSAGE alleged sender Barclays Bank Plc reported 10th June 2013

  • 0.13% You have 1 new Security message From Santander alleged sender Santander reported 9th June 2013

  • 0.12% BARCLAYS - ACCOUNT OWNERSHIP VALIDATION alleged sender Barclays Bank Plc. reported 9th June 2013

  • 0.12% You have successfully lifted your PayPal withdrawal limit alleged sender PayPal reported 20th April 2013

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

    Keyword Frequency
    BARCLAYS 10
    BANK 6
    PLC 4
    BANKING 2
    INTERNET 2
    SERVICE 2
    ONLINE 2
    CHASE 1
    ONLINE®SMRFS.EMAILINFO@ 1
    CORNING 1
    SANTANDER 1
    VERIFIED 1

     

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

    Keyword Frequency
    YOUR 10
    ACCOUNT 6
    BARCLAYS 5
    IMPORTANT 4
    MESSAGE 3
    NEW 3
    DEBIT 3
    CARD 3
    INFORMATION 3
    ACCESS 2
    NOTIFICATION 2
    SECURITY 2

     

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

    Keyword Frequency
    UNITED STATES 10
    ITALY 2
    DENMARK 1
    BRAZIL 1

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