Digital Shadows, the leader in digital risk protection, today announces a new feature within its SearchLight™ solution enabling organizations to rapidly identify fake social media accounts registered against their key executives – and get them taken down quickly.
Cyber criminals routinely impersonate companies and key personnel on social media. Motivations vary but can include social engineering attacks such as business email compromise or to redirect users to malicious sites carrying malware. However, there can also be malicious attempts to spread disinformation about a company or its brands. Customer service professionals and company handles are also in the cross hairs of cyber criminals.