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Brand Protection

The Next Generation of Intellectual Property Protection

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3+ million

resources automatically monitored 24/7

20 000

violations eliminated daily

Up to 85%

of violations eliminated on a pre-trial basis

Technological protection of intellectual property on the Internet

Group-IB Brand Protection — a technological service designed to detect and eliminate threats to your brand on the Internet.

We prevent financial and reputational damage caused to businesses by brand abuse, Internet fraud, online piracy, counterfeiting.

  • Own Computer Emergency Response Team — CERT-GIB
  • The expertise of highly professional forensic and investigative experts
  • The deserved reputation of Group-IB among cybercriminals, registrars and hosting providers

How Group-IB Brand Protection works



The system monitors 24/7 over 3 million resources used by cybercriminals.

Domain namesOnline marketplacesSearch enginesPhishing databasesSocial mediaMobile app storesContextual advertisingInstant messengersTorrent trackersStreaming servicesThe mediaDeep web


Threats detection

The system automatically detects and classifies violations using the machine learning technology. To prevent the blocking of legitimate resources, some of the links are manually double-checked.

FraudBrand abuseCounterfeitingPiracy


Violations elimination

A wide range of pre-trial measures allows eliminating 85% of violations. In addition, we conduct investigations and provide legal support.

Pre-trial measures

Take-down requests to resource administratorsRemoval of information via moderator accountsDirect contact with resource ownersWebsite blockage

Additional services

InvestigationProfessional legal support

Success stories


Traffic is back

to official channels by blocking fraudulent resources, which intercept up to 50% of the audience.

Losses are minimized

by blocking sources of pirated content, reducing the amount of online counterfeiting and damage from brand abuse.

Future losses prevented

by detecting fraudulent activities during the domain registration phase.

Essential ingredients for an effective solution

01. Advanced Cybersecurity Technologies

Machine learning

The system identifies violations based on its previous experience. It studies the tag cloud, images and the structure of billions of pages.

Big data

Using Big Data helps to neutralize the fraudsters’ resources network. The analytic technology automatically identifies the links between fraudulent sites and between groups in social networks.

Intelligence driven

Group-IB leverages its unique technology used in investigations of cybercrimes to establish direct contact with fraudsters.

02. Team of professionals

Group-IB’s Computer Emergency Response Team – CERT-GIB:

  • Specialists with years of experience in incident response
  • Cooperation with international associations and CERTs helps to block the fraudulent resources quickly around the globe.
  • Special competencies to block fraudulent resources in .RU, .РФ and .SU domain zones

A team of experts in cybercrime investigations and forensic analysis:

  • 50+ investigations of intellectual property infringement, distribution of counterfeit products, brand abuse
  • The largest computer forensics laboratory in Eastern Europe
  • Criminal investigations, collection of digital evidence and interaction with law enforcement agencies

03. Reputation

Among cybercriminals

Most violators follow the demands of a company that has successfully prosecuted dozens of violators and collaborates with international and Russian law enforcement agencies.

Among registrars and hosting providers

Group-IB leverages its reputation among hosting providers and domain registrars all over the world and cooperates with Internet management organizations to block dangerous resources promptly.

We are trusted

Microsoft Rus Ltd expresses sincere thanks to Group-IB for assistance in prevention and elimination incidents violating our intellectual rights.
Intellectual property protection plays a critical role in Russian economic progress, helps strengthen the country's position in the world and enhances its intellectual potential and growth. That’s why we expect that Group-IB will continue to make an effective and valuable contribution in this direction.
First channel would like to thank Group-IB for aiding in fighting against intellectual property rights violation and promoting the legal distribution of our content.
Our experience of working with the Group-IB team to protect our content online has proven to be a great testament to your employees professional attitude. All of our requests were promptly responded to.
Many thanks from M. Video to the staff of your Commercial Department and Brand Protection for protecting our brand online.

Our experience of Group-IB services bears evidence of the high professionalism of your staff in countering the illegal use of our trademark and the activities of phishing websites.
ECCO-ROS expresses its gratitude to the employees of Group-IB for providing take-down services of websites illegally using the ECCO trademark for fraudulent activities.
We hope for further fruitful cooperation.
Many thanks from Pernod Ricard Russ (ZAO P.R. Rus) for your high professionalism and excellent services provided in preventing an online distribution of counterfeit products of our brand.

We are keen to further expand our mutually beneficial cooperation. We are more than happy to recommend Group-IB services both within the industry and beyond aimed at protecting companies and their brands.
From March 2013 to March 2014, Group-IB eliminated 1,837 incidents related to the illegal use of the Sochi 2014 brand, including from Facebook and Vkontakte as well as Avito and Ebay.
Hereby, KEH eKommerz ( expresses its gratitude to Group-IB for the active assistance in fighting phishing websites. Group-IB experts demonstrated high professionalism and promptly responded to all of our appeals and requests.
For a number of years, our organizations have been working together to quickly suppress the activity of criminals unlawfully and maliciously trying to use the Tinkoff Credit Systems bank brand.

I would like to give my special thanks to the CERT-GIB team at Group‑IB!
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International recognition


Group-IB is an official Interpol and Europol partner, fighting cybercrime on a global scale

Threat Intelligence data used by Group-IB specialists to provide this service is ranked among the best threat intelligence services in the world by Gartner (2015), IDC (2016), Forrester (2017)

Group-IB’s computer security incident response team (CERT-GIB) is an Accredited Member of FIRST and Trusted Introducer international associations

Recommended by the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE)

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