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

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.

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  • Threat actors hosting outdated versions of their mobile applications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    social media pages, Identification of fake/outdated/rogue mobile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  • The client was alerted of hundreds of Fake/Outdated/Rogue Mobile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 Cyber, Brand, and Infrastructure threats.

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