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In Proceedings of the anti-phishing working groups 2nd annual eCrime researchers summit (pp.
[40] Anti-Phishing Working Group (APWG), Phishing activity trends report first quarter 2014, http://docs.apwg.org/ reports/apwg_trends_report_q1_2014.pdf.
Peter Cassidy, Secretary General of the Anti-Phishing Working Group (APWG) and an early supporter of GCA, stated, "The APWG welcomes GCA to the counter-cybercrime community with cheer and anticipation of the great advances we can and will make together.
[3.] Anti-Phishing Working Group (APWG), (2012), Phishing Activity Trends Report 4th Quarter 2012, APWG.
The move comes days after the Anti-Phishing Working Group (APWG) released a report saying, "Over 40 percent of attacks using subdomain services occurred on co.cc." The report also highlighted that phishers were attracted to to co.cc because co.cc registrations are free, easy to sign up for, come with DNS service, and there are features to assist with bulk signups.
We take a feed from a major brand owner, which consists almost exclusively of URLs for the very large number of websites attacking their company, and another feed that is collated from numerous sources by the Anti-Phishing Working Group (APWG) (4).
Authorities in Egypt arrested another 47 people there on the same charges.<p>The bust, dubbed "Operation Phish Phry," was described by the FBI as the largest ever cyber-crime investigation and they held it up as a shining example of international cooperation in the realm of cybersecurity.<p>But as important and impressive as it was, the arrests barely scratch the surface of the phishing problem, according to several who have been tracking the issue for years.<p>"It certainly is important," said Dave Jevans, chairman of the Anti-Phishing Working Group (APWG), whose members include Walmart, Microsoft, Yahoo, eBay and dozens of others.
The use of malware on websites to steal passwords and other sensitive information is skyrocketing, according to a new report from the Anti-Phishing Working Group (APWG).
People still get suckered into these "phishing" scams, with the Anti-Phishing Working Group (www.antiphishing.org) receiving an average of about 25,000 reports of such attacks each month.
In its monthly Phishing Activity Trends report for April 2007, the Anti-Phishing Working Group (APWG), a multinational industry coalition, recorded nearly 24,000 reports of phishing incidents, and some 56,000 unique phishing sites in April alone.
The company estimates that the number of keylogging malware packages increased 250 per cent between January 2004 and May 2006.The number of phishing attacks tracked by the Anti-Phishing Working Group has multiplied 100-fold over the same period of time.A white paper on identity theft from McAfee runs through a number of identity theft techniques covering everything.Identity theft in all its various guises in one of the fastest growing crimes.Annual losses from the crime in the US alone are estimated at $50bn, according to figures from the Federal Trade Commission.
In its latest trends report, The Anti-Phishing Working Group says 18,480 unique phishing reports were received in March 2006, up from 12,883 in March 2005.