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Fight registration fraud and high risk transactions.

Today’s 4.25 release has new tests and analysis focused on email and, name, and IP. Additional testing includes:

  • email (moving periods, two first names, accept all and role based email addresses)
  • name (suspect and junk names, two first names)
  • IP: Fast Flux Networks

Also added are Activity Unique testing for Email <-> Name combinations.

Let us know if you have any questions.

January 17th, 2018

Posted In: General News, Releases and Updates

4.24 was released on December 19, 2017. It includes new updates and features and incorporates all the changes in small releases from 4.14 throughout the year.

Some of the highlights:

  • Enhanced Reporting: new column selector, multiple download formats, and multi-filtering
  • Tags for Lead Source: good and bad tagging by lead source

Other features (between 4.11 and 4.24)

  • Talon 5.5, fingerprint collisions and duration
  • Report API – add scoring and risk hit meta-data to other systems such Hadoop, Tableau, and Splunk
  • Activity API – real-tome data on bots and repeat activity
  • Tag API  – for creating custom white, black, and do not score lists
  • New tests including: name and email similarity, extra bot analysis, activity tracking duration, etc.

And as a way of giving back, E-HAWK plated 1,000+ trees this year.

December 19th, 2017

Posted In: Releases and Updates, Vetting-API

Version 4.14 was released today with many new tests and features including:

  • Emaildomain testing for age, phishing, malware, and Spam DNSBLs
  • Country Tagging to block leads from specific regions
  • High Velocity notices for data that exceeds normal use
  • Activity Unique testing for uniqueness across data
  • Talon 4.2 device fingerprinting

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November 22nd, 2016

Posted In: Releases and Updates

Interested in knowing which lead sources and campaigns are delivering the best results? Which ones have the highest rate of bogus and fake users? What are the top rated sources?

The new Leads and Campaigns tabs in the portal automatically track all your results. Just send lead source and/or campaign values in your vets.

Stop buying leads from poor performers, and improve campaign conversion results.

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Lead Source Tracking

Buying or generating leads from different online sources? Add lead source to your API calls and instantly view ranking and performance metrics. Stop buying from sources who have bad leads and move those resources into sources that perform well.

Marketing Campaign Tracking

Your marketing campaign is driving signups and leads to your site. But are they converting? Are they from bots or bogus? Just add the campaign to your API calls and view performance and raking by lead quality.

Learn more.

July 12th, 2016

Posted In: Releases and Updates, Reporting Portal

We now monitor vets and can notify you via email or API when new blacklist items hit your historic vet data.

Alerts provide monitoring of your key user data. As an example, you vet a user that scores positive on their email, and a few days later that email is added to the community as a phisher, our system can create an alert so you can quickly review the user, revet them if you wish, and take any necessary actions. Learn more.

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May 26th, 2016

Posted In: Releases and Updates, Reporting Portal

The E-HAWK Reporting Portal has an updated GUI, many new features, charts and tools. The redesigned Dashboard allows you to quickly spot spikes in risks, area issues, and usage.

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Each testing area now includes customized tag scoring charts by impact levels. These are created based on your Custom Scoring settings, so your most critical scoring issues that impacting your business risk levels can be tracked. Clicking on any chart will show all vets associated with the risk.

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March 24th, 2016

Posted In: Releases and Updates, Reporting Portal

getcake-1GetCake leads can be pre-scored by E-HAWK using our POST integration. Simply send your leads to the E-HAWK API, we vet and score them, and then automatically POST to GetCake with the Risk Score so you can automate decision making and what to do with the leads inside Cake.

The integration allows customers to add E-HAWK vetting to their Cake instance in minutes. Just request a free 30-day API key. The E-HAWK team will have you setup in minutes. Then POST leads to the E-HAWK URL. Your leads will be vetting in E-HAWK’s service and then instantly posted to GetCake with the E-HAWK scoring data for decisioning in your GetCake portal.

 

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March 24th, 2016

Posted In: Plug-ins, Vetting-API

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We just launched a Zap!

Zapier connects the E-HAWK vetting service to hundreds of other online services such as Google Sheets, Salesforce, MailChimp, Slack, Wufoo, and more. Using the E-HAWK Zapier Connector, you can automate all kinds of workflow including:

  • vetting each new lead added to a Google Sheet
  • checking Wufoo form entries for verification or fraudsters
  • getting lead ranking scores for Salesforce and CRM web leads

The E-HAWK Zap is currently available via invite only, so send an email to support@e-hawk.net to get access.

 

March 24th, 2016

Posted In: General News, Plug-ins, Vetting-API

Tagging is used to score specific emails, emaildomains,TLDs, domains, names, IPs, CIDRs, and device fingerprints as good, bad, or to skip scoring. Items tagged as Bad will add negative scoring to the risk area, Good tags add positive scoring, and Do Not Score will set the item score to zero.

Read about the new Tag API usage and specs.

 

September 29th, 2015

Posted In: Feed-API, Releases and Updates, TAG-API, Vetting-API

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We have implemented a new algorithm for tracking the real-time movement of IPs across multiple Vets. Our service scores distance velocity between IPs and reports risk levels based on distances. As an example, you can now identify a user who tries to create an account or login from IPs in different locations, and score the risk levels based on the amount the distance changes.

This feature can be very effective for detecting account takeover attempts and devices that are connected to multiple proxies or servers.

August 26th, 2015

Posted In: Reporting Portal, Vetting-API

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