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Weekly analysis - 17th August 2019 to 24th August 2019

Weekly analysis - 17th August 2019 to 24th August 2019


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24-Aug-2019

MillerSmiles provides its weekly phishing analysis for the week of 17th August 2019 to 24th August 2019

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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 17th August 2019 to 24th August 2019


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)

  • 0.83% Update!!! alleged sender AT&T reported 1st February 2019

  • 0.59% Your Access to Main PayPal Account has been Restricted! alleged sender PayPal_Support reported 19th August 2019

  • 0.34% AOL MAILBOX!!! alleged sender AOL Member Info!!! reported 18th August 2019

  • 0.32% Re-confirm Your E-mail paulhammon@hotmail.com alleged sender Outlook.com team reported 18th May 2018

  • 0.31% [RE] Confirmation ´DNJj%fDzFNj%b%´N´%hjLbfNrRK alleged sender ICloud Inc.. reported 18th July 2019

  • 0.27% Pending Document alleged sender Aine MARKHAM reported 15th August 2019

  • 0.21% AOL Account Notification Regarding AOL Oath. alleged sender AOL Member Service reported 8th March 2019

  • 0.21% Bank of America Alert: Unusual debit card activity detected alleged sender Bank of America reported 2nd April 2019

  • 0.19% kaminanga, The package THLBT-222034-LRHA could not be delivered alleged sender FEDEX 03675743634137@036757436 reported 25th May 2019

  • 0.19% WHY IS EVERYONE TALKING ABOUT CBD? alleged sender =?UTF-8?Q?ESSENTIAL CBD EXTRAC reported 22nd June 2019

  • 0.19% Reminder: your information has been updated, login to complete the request(July 29, 2019, 3:28 am). alleged sender ApplelD reported 29th July 2019

  • 0.18% Notice: Your account PayPaI will be limited in 48h alleged sender PayPal reported 9th August 2019

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

    Keyword Frequency
    PAYPAL_SUPPORT 1
    INFO!!! 1
    MEMBER 1
    AOL 1

     

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

    Keyword Frequency
    ACCOUNT 1
    HAS 1
    BEEN 1
    RESTRICTED! 1
    PAYPAL 1
    MAIN 1
    MAILBOX!!! 1
    YOUR 1
    ACCESS 1
    AOL 1
    Top 12 countries hosting phishing sites in this last week's phishing scam archive

    Keyword Frequency
    UNITED STATES 1
    NETHERLANDS 1

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