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In the past year, cybersecurity firm Human Security took down not just one, but two of the biggest ad-bot frauds ever discovered. The company seeks to disrupt digital scammers’ business model by tracking and verifying trillions of interactions weekly across billions of devices. Its suite of software solutions helps more than 1,200 brands defend against a broad range of threats—from outright fraud and theft to disinformation and manipulation—by flagging logins using compromised credentials, ensuring paid ads reach real humans, or searching for and destroying bot-driven attacks. “When we stop an operation,” says Human co-founder and CEO Tamer Hassan, “we increase the costs or cut off a revenue stream for the fraudsters.”

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