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Weekly analysis - 29th August 2020 to 5th September 2020

Weekly analysis - 29th August 2020 to 5th September 2020


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05-Sep-2020

MillerSmiles provides its weekly phishing analysis for the week of 29th August 2020 to 5th September 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 29th August 2020 to 5th September 2020


During the week we reported a total of 5 phishing scams

5 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)

  • 0.33% AOL@Update(Termscolor:rgb(44,44,44);font-family:AktivGrotesk, HelveticaNeue, Helvetica, Arial, alleged sender AOL. reported 31st August 2020

  • 0.31% SECURITY ALERT: keep your account safe,multiple login on your account. alleged sender PayPal Credit reported 17th August 2020

  • 0.3% RE: 1 new message alleged sender HotmailOutlookCheck reported 6th April 2020

  • 0.3% Your account has been locked alleged sender AppIe Service reported 6th July 2020

  • 0.3% Attention: Customer Your Fund Transfer $2.8MILLION, alleged sender BOA NYK reported 1st September 2020

  • 0.24% UPDATE alleged sender UPDATE reported 29th August 2020

  • 0.24% ChaseAlert: Unusual activity detected September 1, 2020, 3:08 pm alleged sender • Chase® alert@chase.com reported 3rd September 2020

  • 0.24% AOL@Update(Termscolor:rgb(44,44,44);font-family:AktivGrotesk, HelveticaNeue, Helvetica, Arial, alleged sender AOL. reported 3rd September 2020

  • 0.17% You can no longer use Amazon.co.uk. (Ref ID - AA-L-9881291981) alleged sender support@amazon.co.uk reported 25th August 2020

  • 0.17% AOL@Update(Termscolor:rgb(44, 44, 44);font-family:AktivGrotesk, HelveticaNeue, Helvetica, Arial, alleged sender AOL. reported 5th September 2020

  • 0.16% IMPORTANT AOL MAIL UPDATE!!! alleged sender AOL Mail Team (noreply@cc.aol. reported 27th March 2020

  • 0.15% RE: REMINDER: UPDATE YOUR PAYMENT DETAILS SATURDAY, AUGUST 22, 2020 - CODE: #REF-19879556 / ROSTER NEXT WEEK alleged sender Ne‎tf৷i‎x‎ reported 23rd August 2020

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

    Keyword Frequency
    AOL. 3
    ALERT@CHASE.COM 1
    CHASE® 1
    NYK 1
    BOA 1
    1
    Top 12 keywords in the subject line in this last week's phishing scam archive

    Keyword Frequency
    HELVETICA, 3
    ARIAL, 3
    HELVETICANEUE, 3
    AOL@UPDATE(TERMSCOLOR:RGB(44,44,44);FONT-FAMILY:AKTIVGROTESK, 2
    SEPTEMBER 1
    DETECTED 1
    2020, 1
    44, 1
    44);FONT-FAMILY:AKTIVGROTESK, 1
    ACTIVITY 1
    AOL@UPDATE(TERMSCOLOR:RGB(44, 1
    3:08 1

     

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

    Keyword Frequency
    UNITED STATES OF AMERICA 4
    AUSTRALIA 1

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