Application Security & Fraud Prevention

PREVENT DENIAL OF INVENTORY AND STOCKOUTS

HUMAN helps security and fraud teams stop fraudsters from automating inventory abuse

Stop profiteers from creating stockouts and scalping your inventory

Only allow real human customers access to limited merchandise and product drops.
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Frustrated Customers

Stockouts damage reputation
Stockouts created by bots scalping in-demand products from your site, disconnect real customers from both your product and your brand, taking their business elsewhere.
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Poor Experiences

Scalpers steal customer trust

Scalpers create unfair scarcity, profiting from your customer and your brand, destroying trust in ticketing platforms, eCommerce marketplaces, and auction sites.

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Reduced Efficiency

Bots waste resources and money
Sophisticated bots generate unnecessary traffic that slows down your app, raises your infrastructure and service expenses and wastes your product team’s time.

How denial of inventory & scalping attacks work

Helping to prevent scalpers and spinners from stealing your profits and customers’ trust

Scalping, spinning, stockouts.
A sophisticated storm of abuse.

In denial of inventory attacks, fraudsters use sophisticated bots to add an item thousands of times to online shopping carts until the item’s inventory is exhausted, creating a stockout. Competitors can then steal your customers by providing them with the products you can no longer sell.

With scalping or spinning attacks, cybercriminals utilize automated bots to buy highly-prized products, such as limited-edition sneakers and clothes, concert tickets, or in-demand toys and game consoles. Sophisticated bots set up fake accounts that scour product pages, then buy your best products to sell them at inflated prices on third-party sites or the black market.

BotGuard for Applications helps prevent denial of inventory and scalping attacks

HUMAN’s modern defense strategy stops fraudsters from automating inventory and scalping abuse with the scale, speed, and precision that enables you to allow real users friction-free access

Today’s sophisticated bots behave like real users and are designed to evade detection. As a result, businesses find it increasingly challenging to defend applications from automated attacks. Even when apps function as intended, they are vulnerable to fraudsters using bots that mimic human behavior using mouse movements, keystrokes, and fake browser behavior. These sophisticated bots can easily evade bot detection features in conventional application security solutions that rely on behavioral monitoring or static lists, leaving your apps vulnerable to abuse. Unlike traditional solutions, BotGuard for Applications combines superior detection techniques, internet-scale observability, and hacker intelligence to make bot or not decisions with no impact on page load times or friction on end-users. With this scale and speed, we can mitigate today and tomorrow’s sophisticated bots.
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Case Study

Are Sophisticated Bots Cashing Out On Your Customer Experience?

Learn how a major eCommerce platform worked with HUMAN to eliminate the impact of purchase experience abuse to deliver its promise of a safe and secure digital customer experience.

Technology Highlights

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Detection at scale
With global observability, the Human Verification Engine verifies the humanity of more than two trillion interactions per day to identify internet traffic patterns and anomalies.
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Satori Threat Intelligence Team
Stay ahead of bad actors with hacker intelligence provided by our research team
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Multi-source collective protection
We detect automated bots by analyzing over 2,500 signals collected from a wide range of applications, advertising and marketing platforms, and IoT devices at an internet-wide scale.
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Friction-free without CAPTCHA
Our superior signal collection allows us to obtain ground truth, without relying on CAPTCHAs, giving greater accuracy without introducing user friction.
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Actionable insights
HUMAN’s comprehensive dashboard provides insight and control over your metrics for you and your team.
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For each of the 2 trillion-plus interactions verified by HUMAN each day, up to 2,500 signals are parsed through over 350 algorithms to reach a single critical decision - bot or not.

The largest enterprises and internet platforms trust HUMAN to collectively protect themselves and the internet from the most human-like automated bots. Join us.

HUMAN is trusted by the largest enterprises and internet platforms to protect them from the most human-like bots.

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