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Anti-Phishing Working Group
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With a worldwide membership of over 2600, the Anti-Phishing Working Group (APWG) represents a global industry body which is determined to fight all kinds of malware that result in fraud and identity theft. Members include financial institutions, online retailers, ISPs, law enforcement bodies and commercial software vendors. The activities include promoting an awareness of crime related software to the public and professional bodies.

Operationally, the APWG has working groups focused on legislation, forensics, education, best practices and future trends.

Read more APWG news below:
Unprecedented growth in computer crime activities
02 October, 2009
The Phishing Activity Trend Report from the Anti Phishing Working Group details the unchecked progression of criminal activities using computers during 2009
Free video from APWG to help prevent money muling schemes
06 April, 2009
In an attempt to prevent job seekers unwittingly becoming involved in money-laundering activities, the Anti-Phishing Working Group has launched an education initiative for consumers
Anti-Phishing summit to be held in May
20 February, 2009
The Anti-Phishing Working Group goes to Barcelona this may to conduct its Counter e-crime operations summit
Website propagated crimeware climbs to all-time high
10 December, 2008
Targeted phishing revealed as the developing trend of crimeware in the latest report from the Anti-Phishing Working Group
APWG crimeware report for January
07 May, 2008
Increase in crimeware distribution sites in early 2008 indicates greater threat from phishing.
APWG research shows phishing attacks at all time high.
01 February, 2008
The number of institutions being targeted by phishing attacks has increased to reach an all time high.
Summit for eCrime researchers to reveal latest phishing trends
10 September, 2007
As online criminals seek new ways to gather personal information, the APWG holds summit to counteract the latest trends