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Weekly analysis - 28th September 2019 to 5th October 2019

Weekly analysis - 28th September 2019 to 5th October 2019


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05-Oct-2019

MillerSmiles provides its weekly phishing analysis for the week of 28th September 2019 to 5th October 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 28th September 2019 to 5th October 2019


During the week we reported a total of 3 phishing scams

3 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)

  • 0.35% Important We noticed unusual activity in your PayPal account alleged sender service reported 1st October 2019

  • 0.31% Important We noticed unusual activity in your PayPal account alleged sender service reported 29th September 2019

  • 0.3% Update My Service alleged sender UPDATE reported 2nd October 2019

  • 0.14% kaminanga, The package THLBT-222034-LRHA could not be delivered alleged sender FEDEX 03675743634137@036757436 reported 25th May 2019

  • 0.13% [RE] Confirmation DNJj%fDzFNj%b%N%hjLbfNrRK alleged sender ICloud Inc.. reported 18th July 2019

  • 0.13% WHY IS EVERYONE TALKING ABOUT CBD? alleged sender =?UTF-8?Q?ESSENTIAL CBD EXTRAC reported 22nd June 2019

  • 0.13% WARNING: You do this every morning (causes nail fungus) alleged sender Your Nail Fungus reported 6th September 2019

  • 0.12% [Important] : Your account has been temporarily restricted alleged sender Chase Online Alert ! reported 26th May 2019

  • 0.12% Termination Request For Your Hotmail Outlook Account alleged sender Microsoft Hotmail reported 8th July 2019

  • 0.12% Important - Unusual activity on your PayPal account alleged sender service@paypaI.com reported 24th September 2019

  • 0.12% Termination Request For Your Hotmail Outlook Account alleged sender Microsoft Hotmail reported 4th July 2019

  • 0.12% Reminder: your information has been updated, login to complete the request(July 29, 2019, 3:28 am). alleged sender ApplelD reported 29th July 2019

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

    Keyword Frequency
    SERVICE 2
    UPDATE 1

     

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

    Keyword Frequency
    PAYPAL 2
    ACCOUNT 2
    IMPORTANT 2
    YOUR 2
    ACTIVITY 2
    NOTICED 2
    UNUSUAL 2
    SERVICE 1
    UPDATE 1
    Top 12 countries hosting phishing sites in this last week's phishing scam archive

    Keyword Frequency
    UNITED STATES 3

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