Based in Barcelona, Spain, APWG.EU is the EU chapter of the APWG, established in Fall 2013 as a non-profit scientific research foundation managed by its directors for the benefit of cybercrime fighters across Europe and beyond. The APWG is the worldwide coalition unifying the global response to cybercrime across industry, government and law-enforcement sectors.

APWG’s membership of more than 2000 institutions worldwide is as global as its outlook, with its directors, managers and research fellows advising: national governments; global governance bodies like ICANN; hemispheric and global trade groups; and several multilateral treaty organizations. Membership is open to financial institutions, retailers, solutions providers, ISPs, telcos, defense contractors.

Unifying the Global Response to Cybercrime
Through Data Exchange, Research and Public Awareness

Unifying the Global Response to Cybercrime
Through Data Exchange, Research and Public Awareness


Public Education Initiative

The APWG’s Internet Policy Committee and the Carnegie Mellon Cylab Usable Privacy and Security Laboratory have joined forces to educate consumers about phishing and established the APWG/CMU Phishing Education Landing Page program.

eCrime Research

The Anti-Phishing Working Group eCrime Researchers Summit was conceived by APWG Secretary General Peter Cassidy in 2006 as a comprehensive venue to present state-of-the-art basic and applied research into electronic crime.


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. Join us.

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Phishing has evolved… and so has the AntiPhishing Working Group Phishing affects everyone, from consumers and enterprises to governments and regulated financial services. The threat has never been greater and is worsened by the increased selective targeting of victims or organizations that have large sums......

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#Ransomware #prevention tips:
🔒 back-up! (online) back-up! (offline)
🔒 use robust #antivirus software
🔒 keep all OS and apps up to date
🔒 only open attachments or links you know to be trustworthy

In September 2018, the Warsaw Symposium on Global Cybersecurity Awareness will establish a global strategy for cybersecurity messaging with the development messaging tools as a form of cybercrime prevention regimen and to craft the most functional approaches to deploy acybersecurity awareness campaigns.