APWG Premium Members:
Advice On Phishing
Be suspicious of any email with urgent requests for personal financial information 

Avoid filling out forms in email messages that ask for personal financial information
APWG Sponsoring Members:
APWG Research Partners:
The STOP. THINK. CONNECT.™ slogan and logo suite is a globally coordinated message to help everyone stay safer online. The goal is as simple: to cover every user of the Internet worldwide with a single awareness messaging scheme. 
  • Fourh Annual Symposium on Global Cybersecurity Awareness
  • The 2019 Symposium on Electronic Crime Research
  • ICANN's Temporary Specification Survey
  • APWG Cryptocurrency Working Group
  • Join the Global Cybersecurity Awareness Campaign
GDPR and Cyber Investigations
The EU GDPR establishes personal data protections and privacy. GDPR affects organizations worldwide: any entity that collects or processes personal data of EU citizens has obligations to protect that data. Read how this policy affects Cyber Investigations.
Crypto Currency Working Group
The APWG Crypto Currency Working Group helps cryptocurrency exchanges, wallets, investment funds and consumers protect their cryptocurrency assets against phishing and targeted attacks.
Survey Results: ICANN Temporary gTLD Specification
Dave Jevans, APWG Chairman, notifies ICANN of the results from the Joint APWG & MAAWG survey on the Temporary Specification for gTLD Registration Data
Best Paper Award eCrime 2018
New York University researchers at the APWG's cybercrime research conference, demonstrated their method for exposing bank accounts used to clear payments for purchase of counterfeit goods and brought home the conference award for best electronic crime research paper.
WHOIS Tiered Access

ICANN Org has proposed an accreditation program to provide tiered access to non-public WHOIS data.

APWG recommend that the ICANN Board pass a Temporary Policy to make an accreditation plan a reality, directing the participation of the registry operators and registrars.

JC3 & APWG Publish Whitepaper
Japan Cybercrime Control Center (JC3) and APWG published this report on a proactive approach to defeat “Fake Store” websites. Working together to identify all of the “Fake Stores” by analyzing criminals’ modus operandi.
The New Face of Phishing
Phishing is associated with cybercrimes that use deception to dupe victims into disclosing personal or financial account data.

Dave Piscitello, VP Security, ICANN and APWG Director discusses how Phishing has changed and how APWG has evolved to fight the ongoing threat.

APWG released the 14 2019 Phishing Trends Report report on May 15, 2019.
APWG released the Q4 2018 Phishing Trends Report report on Mar 04, 2019.
APWG released its latest Phishing Trends Report report on Dec 12, 2018.
APWG released its latest Phishing Trends Report report on July 31, 2018.
Best Paper Award eCrime 2018
APWG released its latest Phishing Trends Report report on May 15, 2018.
APWG Proposes solution to ICANN WhoIs Access
APWG Cryptocurrency Working Group Announced
APWG released its latest Phishing Trends Report report on Feb 27, 2018.
APWG speaks at 7th Annual Workshop on Socio-Technical Aspects in Security and Trust
APWG released its latest Phishing Trends Report report on Oct 17, 2017.
APWG released its latest Domain Name Use and Trends report on June 26, 2017.
APWG at United Nations ODC. joining Education for Justice, an initiative of the Doha Declaration.
APWG Expands Board of Directors to Five Seats. News link here.