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Weekly analysis - 16th January 2016 to 23rd January 2016

Weekly analysis - 16th January 2016 to 23rd January 2016


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23-Jan-2016

MillerSmiles provides its weekly phishing analysis for the week of 16th January 2016 to 23rd January 2016

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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 16th January 2016 to 23rd January 2016


During the week we reported a total of 34 phishing scams

32 or 94% 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)

  • 0.47% TESCO BANK ONLINE alleged sender Tesco reported 20th October 2010

  • 0.4% UPDATE YOUR ACCOUNT INFORMATIONS ! alleged sender Info reported 18th January 2016

  • 0.38% Reminder : Your Account PayPaI Has Been Limited alleged sender services@ints.paypal.com reported 16th January 2016

  • 0.37% ACTION REQUIRED: YOUR ACCOUNT HAS BEEN LIMITED (ID: C360-L001-T13037-S111-W0L0000) alleged sender service.intl@paypal.com reported 15th January 2016

  • 0.37% INVOICE JANUARY 78 alleged sender A . Baird reported 18th January 2016

  • 0.36% YOUR PAYPAL ACCOUNT HAS BEEN LIMITED alleged sender PayPal reported 19th January 2016

  • 0.36% 1 New Message in Secure Message Centre alleged sender USAA reported 16th January 2016

  • 0.35% Please review your iCloud ID. alleged sender iCloud Helpdesk reported 17th January 2016

  • 0.35% NatWest Bank Secure Notification alleged sender National reported 17th January 2016

  • 0.34% WARNING! YOU MUST UPDATE ALL YOUR INFORMATIONS 17/01/2016 alleged sender PaypaI reported 17th January 2016

  • 0.34% [PAYPAL]PLEASE LOGIN TO POST AND UPDATE INFORMATION NOW. ✔ 17/01/2016 alleged sender Paypal reported 17th January 2016

  • 0.33% YOUR ACCOUNT HAS BEEN LIMITED UNTIL WE HEAR FROM YOU. ✔ 16/01/2016 alleged sender Paypal reported 16th January 2016

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

    Keyword Frequency
    PAYPAL 9
    AOL 4
    SUPPORT 2
    SERVICE 2
    PAYPAI 2
    USA 1
    IMMO 1
    NOTIFY 1
    DAISY 1
    SECURE 1
    FACEBOOK 1
    SECURITY 1

     

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

    Keyword Frequency
    YOUR 14
    ACCOUNT 11
    UPDATE 9
    YOU 5
    PAYPAL 4
    HAS 4
    BEEN 4
    HAVE 4
    FROM 3
    NEW 2
    [PAYPAL] 2
    MESSAGE 2

     

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

    Keyword Frequency
    UNITED STATES 17
    VIET NAM 1
    ROMANIA 1
    UKRAINE 1
    NETHERLANDS 1
    FRANCE 1
    CANADA 1
    GERMANY 1
    CZECH REPUBLIC 1
    UNITED KINGDOM 1
    ARGENTINA 1
    HUNGARY 1

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