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Weekly analysis - 25th January 2020 to 1st February 2020

Weekly analysis - 25th January 2020 to 1st February 2020


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01-Feb-2020

MillerSmiles provides its weekly phishing analysis for the week of 25th January 2020 to 1st February 2020

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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 25th January 2020 to 1st February 2020


During the week we reported a total of 8 phishing scams

8 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)

  • 1.85% FINAL NOTICE: YOUR AOL ACCOUNT WILL BE DISABLED IN 7 DAYS alleged sender AOL Mail reported 27th January 2020

  • 0.61% ACTION REQUIRED: AOL OATH TERMS margin-left:25px;" alleged sender AOL Account Mgmt reported 28th January 2020

  • 0.6% FINAL NOTICE: Your AOL Desktop will be discontinued in 7 days alleged sender AOL. (Account Mgmt Team) reported 25th January 2020

  • 0.51% FINAL NOTICE: Your AOL Account will be disabled in 7 days alleged sender Today on AOL.COM reported 28th January 2020

  • 0.46% FINAL NOTICE: YOUR AOL ACCOUNT WILL BE DISCONTINUED IN 7 DAYS alleged sender Aol Oath CustomerServ reported 27th January 2020

  • 0.45% AOL SYSTEM/SECURITY UPGARDE alleged sender AOL Customer Service (AOL@comm reported 28th January 2020

  • 0.36% Revision to Your Account alleged sender account-alert reported 30th January 2020

  • 0.36% paypal your account access is temporarily limited alleged sender service reported 9th November 2019

  • 0.35% Important We noticed unusual activity in your PayPal account alleged sender service reported 29th September 2019

  • 0.35% paypal your account access is temporarily limited alleged sender service reported 10th November 2019

  • 0.34% Important We noticed unusual activity in your PayPal account alleged sender service reported 1st October 2019

  • 0.34% FINAL NOTICE: Your AOL Account will be disabled in 7 days alleged sender Today on AOL.COM reported 30th January 2020

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

    Keyword Frequency
    AOL 4
    TODAY 2
    AOL.COM 2
    SUPPORT 1
    MGMT 1
    ACCOUNT-ALERT 1
    ACCOUNT 1
    (AOL@COMM 1
    OATH 1
    CUSTOMERSERV 1
    MAIL 1
    CUSTOMER 1

     

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

    Keyword Frequency
    ACCOUNT 6
    AOL 6
    YOUR 6
    FINAL 4
    DAYS 4
    WILL 4
    NOTICE: 4
    DISABLED 3
    MAY 1
    SOMEONE 1
    REVISION 1
    ACCESSED 1

     

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

    Keyword Frequency
    UNITED STATES OF AMERICA 7
    NETHERLANDS 1

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