Operation Shield IV reveals that consumption of medicine illicitly remains a persistent social issue, says Europol.
Prioritising online marketplaces with a customised brand monitoring strategy is the key to tackling counterfeits in APAC.
ConnectQR generates and manages QR codes without any input from YPB, adding another revenue stream for the firm.
TaoBao, WeChat, DHGate, Pindoduo and Shopee are among USTR's latest list of online marketplaces that allow counterfeits.
The regulator and partners also shut down 12,000 websites and almost 3,000 social media profiles during 2023.
The Security Image Register (SIR) incorporates changes to take into account the increased sophistication of holograms.
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