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Weekly analysis - 11th August 2018 to 18th August 2018

Weekly analysis - 11th August 2018 to 18th August 2018


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18-Aug-2018

MillerSmiles provides its weekly phishing analysis for the week of 11th August 2018 to 18th August 2018

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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 11th August 2018 to 18th August 2018


During the week we reported a total of 2 phishing scams

2 or 100% 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)

  • 1.56% Urgent Customer Security Warning: Java Vulnerability alleged sender Warning reported 11th April 2013

  • 0.61% We noticed some significant changes to your account activities. on August 3, 2018, 1:50 am [ Tickets ID: YYCSA alleged sender PayPal lnc. reported 3rd August 2018

  • 0.5% INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND AGENCY alleged sender OFFICE FILE reported 12th August 2018

  • 0.38% P800 (PAYE) taxrevenue calculations 2016/17 what to do. alleged sender Calculation Letter reported 10th August 2018

  • 0.27% [ News Statements Reports ] [ Updated Privacy Policy ] New Update Your Payments - Thanks! your order from App alleged sender Apple Support reported 17th August 2018

  • 0.15% eBay Change Email Notice alleged sender eBay reported 13th June 2007

  • 0.14% Secure your rgwalker99@aol.com mail account. alleged sender Customer Support reported 22nd February 2017

  • 0.13% Online Banking Notice! alleged sender Lloyds reported 13th July 2011

  • 0.13% Bank of America Alert: Online Banking ID Looked Up alleged sender onlinebanking reported 13th December 2010

  • 0.12% Help us protect your account - #4569845212 (lindacj1@aol.com) alleged sender eBay reported 20th May 2018

  • 0.11% YOUR AOL ACCESS WILL BE BLOCKED. PLEASE RESUBMIT YOUR BILLING RECORDS! alleged sender AOLAccount reported 31st July 2011

  • 0.11% IMPORTANT INFORMATION FOR OUR CUSTOMERS alleged sender NatWest reported 23rd June 2012

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

    Keyword Frequency
    SUPPORT 1
    APPLE 1
    FILE 1
    OFFICE 1
    Top 12 keywords in the subject line in this last week's phishing scam archive

    Keyword Frequency
    YOUR 2
    UPDATE 1
    NEW 1
    PAYMENTS 1
    THANKS! 1
    APP 1
    FROM 1
    ORDER 1
    POLICY 1
    PRIVACY 1
    AGENCY 1
    FUND 1

     

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

    Keyword Frequency
    UNITED STATES 2

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