Electronics (gadgets)

Counterfeit electronic products not only affect producers of genuine items, but also expose consumers to health and safety dangers. Legitimate companies that operate in this highly competitive industry are especially vulnerable to any reputational risks.

40+ mln

items of counterfeit gadgets were seized in Russia in Q1 2016


fraudulent websites selling branded electronic products are created monthly


of chargers and Lightning cables being sold on under the guise of official Apple products are fake


of online resources selling consumer electronics distribute counterfeit products

Brand Protection Case

PROBLEM, the largest Russian consumer electronic retail chain, faced the problem of shoplifting – a community of “shoplifters”, store thieves, was detected to be discussing effective methods of bypassing company' security services and systems to steal merchandise from stores.

CHALLENGE was suffering significant financial and reputational losses.


Due to own innovation monitoring technology, CERT GIB detected and blocked all topics related to stealing from on hacker forums. This activity significantly reduced the volume of theft from the client’s stores.

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