Proofpoint had one patents in ecommerce during Q4 2023. Proofpoint Inc’s technology detects imposters of a brand account by storing a brand profile, monitoring messages sent to the account, and identifying imposter accounts based on metadata comparison. The technology automatically stops comparing after a predetermined expiration time. GlobalData’s report on Proofpoint gives a 360-degreee view of the company including its patenting strategy. Buy the report here.

Proofpoint grant share with ecommerce as a theme is 0% in Q4 2023. Grant share is based on the ratio of number of grants to total number of patents.

Recent Patents

Application: Detection and prevention of fraudulent activity on social media accounts (Patent ID: US20230325946A1)

The technology disclosed in this patent aims to detect imposters of a brand account on social media platforms. By storing a brand profile and monitoring messages sent to the brand account, the system can identify imposter accounts by comparing the brand profile to metadata of monitored messages. The comparison process ceases after a predetermined expiration time, streamlining the detection process efficiently.

The patent outlines a computer-implemented method and system for detecting imposters on social networks by monitoring public messages communicated to a social media account. The technology involves comparing a brand profile to metadata of messages to identify imposter accounts. The brand profile can be applied across multiple brand accounts, updated periodically, and derived from metadata of the social media account. By analyzing graphical content, text, and other metadata, the system can effectively detect and prevent imposter accounts on social media platforms.

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