IPQS fraud prevention solutions can solve issues with abuse and data quality across any industry. This guide provides best practices for different use case scenarios involving fraudulent behavior and an overview of which IPQS products & services are best to solve specific issues.
Perform enterprise grade data verification to screen new users and automatically perform user validation with a simple API request. Improve the value of your user data with proper standardization and expert validation to prevent fraudulent sign ups and low quality users.
PRO-TIP: Quickly validate user accounts by combining Proxy Detection, Phone Reputation, and Address Validation into one simple API check with IPQS User Scoring API.
Deploy instant protection to block bot traffic without any false-positives or impact on the user experience. Accurately pinpoint bot activity for even the most sophisticated software that imitates human behavior. Through IPQS device fingerprinting technology, it is possible to detect virtual machines, RDP connections, TeamViewer, emulators, and similar software to spoof devices.
PRO-TIP: The "bot_status" data point on API results will indicate if the record has been associated with bot behavior.
Detect suspicious payments likely to result in chargebacks without hurting legitimate purchases. IPQS detects stolen credit cards and high risk user behavior commonly associated with payment fraud.
PRO-TIP: Adjust additional rules with your account's transaction scoring settings.
Easily detect click fraud, invalid clicks, fake installs, non-human actions, and other abusive behavior that can negatively impact ad performance and overall ad spend. Filter all forms of invalid traffic in real-time without affecting legitimate users. Completely prevent affiliate fraud by pinpointing abusive affiliates and traffic sources.
PRO-TIP: We can help prepare a monthly report for your traffic provider to request a refund for all invalid clicks.
Improve your deliverability and inboxing with enterprise grade validation which also detects spam traps and frequent complainers. Keep your domain and IP reputation healthy while also detecting fake accounts and invalid mailboxes.
PRO-TIP: Make sure your IPs and domains are warmed up before sending large volume mail drops. We recommend starting with pristine condition emails that are rated with "suspect" as false and "spam_trap_score" as "none".
Monitor suspicious logins that could indicate an account has been compromised by ATO. Real-time scoring enables account takeover protection and credential stuffing mitigation to identify unauthorized access before it negatively impacts your users.
PRO-TIP: Machine learning & AI automatically find the best scoring options for your audience based on user behavior.
Protect your content and services from being used in unauthorized cities or countries. Satisfy regulators and compliance agreements with accurate geo spoofing protection by IPQS. This use case is popular with gambling and streaming sites, such as OTT content protection.
PRO-TIP: Use a simple API call to quickly determine if a user has enabled a high risk connection likely to be used for evading geographic restrictions.
Score user & click data collected via lead generation practices to detect fake user information, click fraud, fraudulent submissions, high risk affiliate sources, and low quality data.
PRO-TIP: Bundle Proxy Detection, Phone Reputation, and Address Validation into one check with IPQS User & Transaction Scoring API.