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Weekly analysis - 19th September 2020 to 26th September 2020

Weekly analysis - 19th September 2020 to 26th September 2020


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26-Sep-2020

MillerSmiles provides its weekly phishing analysis for the week of 19th September 2020 to 26th 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 19th September 2020 to 26th September 2020


During the week we reported a total of 2 phishing scams

1 or 50% 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)

  • 0.67% SECURITY ALERT: keep your account safe,multiple login on your account. alleged sender PayPal Credit reported 17th August 2020

  • 0.65% RE: 1 new message alleged sender HotmailOutlookCheck reported 6th April 2020

  • 0.65% Your account has been locked alleged sender AppIe Service reported 6th July 2020

  • 0.63% A Massage from Amazon Customer Service alleged sender Amazon.com Customer Service reported 20th September 2020

  • 0.32% IMPORTANT AOL MAIL UPDATE!!! alleged sender AOL Mail Team (noreply@cc.aol. reported 27th March 2020

  • 0.19% IMPORTANT INFORMATION ABOUT AOL SECURITY (Action Required) alleged sender Aol mail. reported 27th March 2020

  • 0.18% Mail delivery failed:bmoore49@bex.net upgrade to stop returning message to sender alleged sender Buckeye Webmail reported 6th September 2020

  • 0.18% Re: Summary Report Reminder : Statement was created - Account Status Update on April, 20 2020 - Informe de alleged sender service@paypal×××.c×■■oŁm××××× reported 21st April 2020

  • 0.18% 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 31st August 2020

  • 0.17% Unusual activity in your account(YPYQTQYTOR) alleged sender Amazon@support-0659.com reported 30th April 2020

  • 0.17% Congratulations robin.lambert692@btopenworld.com - YOU WON AGAIN! alleged sender Tayla Walcott reported 21st April 2020

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

    Keyword Frequency
    SERVICE 2
    CUSTOMER 2
    AMAZON.COM 1
    Top 12 keywords in the subject line in this last week's phishing scam archive

    Keyword Frequency
    PROCESS 1
    NOT 1
    DID 1
    ORDER(S) 1
    SATURDAY, 1
    2020 1
    26, 1
    SEPTEMBER 1
    PAYMENT 1
    AUTOMATIC 1
    CUSTOMER 1
    AMAZON 1

     

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

    Keyword Frequency
    UNITED STATES OF AMERICA 2

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