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RiskIQ Helps Facebook Maintain a Safe Environment

May 4, 2015

Protects More than One Billion Users from Malicious Ads

SAN FRANCISCO — May 4, 2015 — RiskIQ, the Digital Footprint Security company, today revealed that it currently monitors millions of Facebook advertiser landing pages per day to detect unauthorized and malicious activity. This intelligence helps Facebook proactively take down online threats and protect its users.

“RiskIQ helps Facebook detect and block threats planted in third-party ads that violate our policies and can put people at risk,” said Jennifer Henley, Facebook’s Director of Security Operations. “The additional insight they provide helps us protect the integrity of our global network and create a trusted environment for the people on our platform.”

Facebook joins eight of the 10 largest financial institutions in the U.S. and five of the seven leading Internet companies in the world that rely on RiskIQ to protect their digital footprint from malicious activity.

“We are extremely proud that Facebook chose RiskIQ to help protect their users from malicious and fraudulent activity,” said Elias Manousos, CEO of RiskIQ. “Our platform’s global visibility into the user experience on Facebook allows us to provide them with the intelligence they need to keep users safe every day.”

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