Emirati Multinational Real Estate Development Company confronted spoofed Brand’s Social Media Profiles

CloudSEK XVigil assisted Emirati Multinational Real Estate Development Company to confront spoofed Brand’s Social Media Profiles using Brand Threats Monitor.

About the Client

One of the largest real estate developers in the UAE. It is a public joint-stock company,
listed on the Dubai Financial Market, and has a valuation of US$9.7 billion as of June 2018.
The company operates internationally providing property development and management
services. With six business segments and 60 active companies, It has a collective presence
in 36 markets across the Middle East, North Africa, Pan-Asia, Europe, and North America.


Area of Interest


The Challenge

The real estate developer was struggling to track Fake / Spoofed Brand’s Social Media Profile specifically on Social media platforms such as Facebook and Twitter.
  • Threat actors hosting outdated versions of their mobile applications on third-party app stores.
  • Fake / Phishing / Squatted domains were springing up overnight.
  • Manual threat identification and remediation was taxing

The Solution

  • CloudSEK XVigil platform was the ideal solution for the Real estate developer, as it covered more than their requirement of fake/Spoofed social media pages, Identification of fake/outdated/rogue mobile applications, and Fake/Phishing/Squatted sites including identification of Fake customer care number scam along with the takedown services of these brand threats.
  • Parallelly, the CloudSEK XVigil platform monitors thousands of surface, deep, and dark web sources for rapid detection of cyber and brand threats including monitoring of Public Digital attack surface.

The Impact

With CloudSEK XVigil, the client is able to identify Fake/Spoofed Brand’s Profiles on Social media platforms such as Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram as well in near real-time.
  • The client was alerted of hundreds of Fake/Outdated/Rogue Mobile app across dozens of third-party app stores such as APKMonk, APKMirror, etc.
  • CloudSEK empowers the security team of the client for better decision-making leveraging the XVigil platform and eliminating the arduous and manual process of takedowns from their day-to-day responsibilities.
The Multinational Real Estate development client opted for the entire CloudSEK XVigil platform and leverages it daily for pre-empting CyberBrand, and Infrastructure threats.
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