DataVisor Threat Labs Report: The Underworld of App Install Advertising

Mobile marketers are in a race against fraud. Traditional cost-per-impression (CPM) and cost-per-click (CPC) advertising is unreliable since it can be easily overrun by spoofed traffic from automated software. In an effort to better define metrics that identify real and valuable users, the mobile advertising landscape has shifted to cost-per-install [...]

By | August 23rd, 2017|Company News, Threat Blogs|0 Comments

Thank you, Chuck Thacker.

Chuck Thacker was part of the foundation of everything we know in computing and a major influence on our founders and our company. Thank you, Chuck Thacker.

By | June 16th, 2017|Company News, Quick Takes|0 Comments

Unsupervised in Austin – Digital Banking 2017

We’re on our way to Austin! Financial fraud is now a professional enterprise, with a complete ecosystem of fraud-as-a-service stealing more than $16B per year. According to a recent report, there were more than 4.2 billion records exposed globally in 2016. Fraudsters are using these stolen identities to create armies [...]

By | June 8th, 2017|Company News|0 Comments

Yinglian Xie Named Woman of Influence by the Silicon Valley Business Journal

According to the 2016 Anita Borg Institute’s Top Companies for Women Technologists program, only 21.7 percent of women hold technical roles. That’s why DataVisor, with two female cofounders and 32 percent of women in technical roles, can seem like an anomaly in the world of Silicon Valley startups. Yinglian Xie, [...]

By | May 24th, 2017|Company News|0 Comments

Infographic: The Online Fraudster’s Tool Shed

In March we released our inaugural DataVisor Online Fraud Report, which took a look at our base of more than one billion users across 172+ countries in the world, and fulfilled its mission of arming fraud fighters like our customers with some new intel on how bad actors conduct attacks. [...]

By | May 15th, 2017|Company News, Technical Posts|0 Comments

Introducing the DataVisor Automated Rules Engine

Today, we’re excited to publicly announce the DataVisor Automated Rules Engine, a rules engine that maintains itself. By eliminating the need for human effort to add, tune, and delete rules, it’s the most sophisticated rules engine on the planet. At a glance, the Automated Rules Engine: adds, deletes, and tunes [...]

By | April 2nd, 2017|Company News, Product Announcement|0 Comments

Introducing the DataVisor Online Fraud Report

As DataVisor Co-Founder and CEO Yinglian Xie says in her foreword to the Inaugural DataVisor Online Fraud Report, “Data is power.” We have no shortage of data here at DataVisor and we have taken the opportunity to unlock it and analyze the results. Through our Global Telemetry Network of [...]

By | March 15th, 2017|Company News, Technical Posts, Threat Blogs|0 Comments

Datavisor Protects One Billion Accounts

One billion.  It’s a number that has been all of the headlines recently, with Yahoo disclosing a breach of more than one billion user accounts in August 2013. It’s hard to fathom a breach that large, but as we noted back in August of 2015, we are entering an era [...]

By | January 26th, 2017|Company News|0 Comments

How Risky is Your UA Business? Introducing the User Acquisition Fraud Calculator

One of the things we heard repeatedly during our most recent meetup on User Acquisition Fraud was frustration at not knowing where a company stands in terms of fraudulent users. It was clear that people want to fix or address any fraud issues, but aren’t quite sure if they have any fraud [...]

By | August 8th, 2016|Company News, Meetups, Quick Takes|0 Comments

BRB – Heading to CNP!

Fraudsters never rest and neither do we. We’re hitting the road again, this time heading to Orlando for the 2016 CNP Expo. We’ll be joining more than 1,000 industry professionals and executives representing e-commerce, m-commerce and omnichannel merchants and the service providers that support them to learn about the most [...]

By | May 16th, 2016|Company News|0 Comments

DataVisor Explains How To Leverage Spark to Reveal Hidden Fraudsters

Recently, DataVisor CEO and Co-Founder Yinglian Xie had the opportunity to speak at  Strata+Hadoop World in San Jose and discuss how we leverage Spark to catch even the most advanced fraudsters lurking in today’s online services. One of the main issues with today’s consumer-facing websites and mobile apps is that [...]

By | May 2nd, 2016|Company News|0 Comments

We’re Talking Online Fraud Prevention with Spark at Strata + Hadoop World

After a successful launch of our DataVisor User Analytics Service at MRC earlier this month, we’re heading to Strata + Hadoop World in San Jose this week to talk about how we are using Spark to provide online fraud prevention. Presented by O’Reilly and Cloudera, Strata + Hadoop World is where [...]

By | March 19th, 2016|Company News|0 Comments

DataVisor Revolutionizes Fraud Detection Software to Catch “Sleeper Cells” Before They Strike

DataVisor announces the first fraud detection software solution that leverages unsupervised analytics to detect online fraud campaigns at incubation stages MOUNTAIN VIEW, CA--(March 7, 2016) - DataVisor today announced the general availability of the DataVisor User Analytics Service, a solution that catches fraudulent user accounts at incubation stages for consumer-facing [...]

By | March 7th, 2016|Company News|0 Comments

Heading to #MRCVegas16? Come Meet Our Team!

Next week, join the DataVisor team at MRC Vegas, the largest global event focused on payments and financial services innovation for connected commerce at the intersection of mobile, retail, marketing services, data and technology. In addition to exhibiting (Booth #229), our CEO and Co-Founder Yinglian Xie will be presenting a [...]

By | March 4th, 2016|Company News|0 Comments

Empowering a New Era of Fraud Fighting – Why I Joined DataVisor

As a kid, I was fascinated with Sherlock Holmes and Batman. I read many of their detective stories and comic books and my childhood dream was to be just like them. Both are known for using their detective skills to track their adversaries, outsmart them, and solve difficult crime cases. [...]

By | December 16th, 2015|Company News, Quick Takes|0 Comments

DataVisor Raises $14.5M to Protect Consumer-Facing Websites and Mobile Apps with Big Data Analytics

Renowned Women Microsoft Researchers Start Company Leveraging Big Data Analytics to Expose Cyber Criminals Before they Attack MOUNTAIN VIEW, CA — Oct. 13, 2015 — DataVisor, an innovator in utilizing Big Data analytics for Internet security, today announced it has secured $14.5 million in Series A funding, led by GSR [...]

By | October 13th, 2015|Company News|0 Comments

DataVisor @Strata + Hadoop World Startup Showcase

Tomorrow we'll be presenting the DataVisor Security Analytics Solution during the Startup Showcase at Strata + Hadoop World in New York City. I'm excited to share more about the new cybersecurity problems that we tackle and DataVisor’s vision. By analyzing large real-world attacks, we see first hand how existing security [...]

By | September 28th, 2015|Company News|0 Comments