FraudWatch International is an internet security organization that was founded in 2003 that mainly specializes in online fraud protection and anti-phishing activities. The headquarters of this privately owned company are in Melbourne, Australia and it has offices in London, Dubai and San Francisco. Its CEO is Trent Youl.
The activities of the company include anti-phishing, protection against malware and online brand protection, offering Security as a Service to other companies. Fraudwatch International is active in sponsoring and participating in congresses on cybercrime. It also sponsors the Anti-Phishing Working Group
The techniques that are used by FraudWatch International include:
- Anti-phishing techniques
- Anti-vishing techniques
- Anti-pharming techniques
- Takedown of fake domains
- Takedown of face profiles on social media