“We’re Trending!!” When Traffic Is Spiking, How Do You Know It’s Legit?

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How do you identify and mitigate trendy items fraud? This talk will cover examples for hot-items fraud trends from the last decade (from Zhu Zhu Pets 2009, through airlines/travel 2016, to Bitcoin 2019). The talk will use an interactive game to decide if traffic spikes are fraud or legit, then share methods for mitigating trendy items fraud to ensure that your system is ready for any type of volatility.

Pre-Requisites: Prior knowledge of ecommerce/fraud.

Gilit Saporta


Head of Fraud Intelligence, Simplex

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