Anti Phishing Working Group

The APWG collects, analyzes, and exchanges data related to phishing websites to stop cybercrime the world over

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If you have received a suspicious or obviously malicious email you can forward those to APWG for analysis.

The best way to do this is to simply forward the suspected phishing email to

Forwarding suspected phishing emails to APWG contributes to fraud and crime prevention services to protect users and track criminal activity. By submitting information to you give APWG permission to save the email in its entirety for these purposes. All data is handled responsibly and under contract with the APWG vetted member community. View the full APWG privacy policy here

SECRET PRO TIP: If your email clients supports the option to “Forward As Attachment,” please use it – with all due alacrity and elan – as this will provide APWG’s systems with more detail for our member institutions to trace and monitor these phishing websites.