SOLUTION BRIEF

Arkose Labs for Gaming

Arkose Labs Bankrupts the Business of Fraud

Despite significant investments in fraud mitigation, gaming platforms are targets of fraud because financial incentive still exist. Arkose Labs bankrupts the business of fraud by sabotaging the ROI of large-scale bot and human-driven attacks until they’re no longer profitable. This is a fundamental shift from fraud mitigation to fraud deterrence.

The world’s most prominent gaming platforms trust Arkose Labs to eliminate account takeover losses, abuse of virtual economies, in-game cheating, and downstream banning. With powerful detection and targeted attack response tailored to bot and human-driven attacks, you can fight aggressively against fraud and in-game abuse without disrupting legitimate players.

Protection for the Most Targeted User Touchpoints

Credential Stuffing & Account Takeovers

Credential Stuffing & Account Takeovers

Halt fraudsters from accessing genuine accounts to steal and resell players' hard-earned assets, or dormant accounts for in-game cheating.

Fake New Accounts

Fake New Accounts

Prevent fraudsters from creating multiple new acccounts to receive new account bonuses, spam legtimate players, or conclude with other bad actors.

Automated Attacks

Automated Attacks

Identify and prevent bots from initiating gaming sessions to collect virtual currency or assets without disrupting the gaming environment.

Real Money Trading

Real Money Trading

Secure the in-game experience from auction house abuse, economy inflation and match-fixing.

Spam & Abusive Behavior

Spam & Abusive Behavior

Protect communication channels from phishing, spam, and malicious content.

Bonus Abuse

Bonus Abuse

Launch promotions and customer acquisition giveaways with robust protection in place to prevent bonus abuse.

The difference between Arkose Labs and our past solution is night and day for us. Previous defenses created a bad user experience, while Arkose Labs solves the problem and makes it fun for our users.

Antoni Choudhuri

Roblox
Roblox

Arkose Labs Fraud Deterrence Platform

Arkose Labs delivers long-term account protection and fraud deterrence by undermining the economic drivers behind attacks. Our AI-powered platform defeats persistent bots and coordinated human attacks on the most targeted user touchpoints on websites and apps. Invisible risk assessments allow good users to pass through seamlessly. High-risk traffic is triaged for active attack response using innovative enforcement challenges that deters future attempts, while delivering a more secure experience for genuine customers.

Arkose Labs Fraud Deterrence Platform

Arkose Decision Engine: Big data & Advanced Analytics

The Arkose Labs platform is centered around an AI-driven decision engine that processes real-time signals with our deep historical intelligence to orchestrate a targeted attack response. It is continuously learning from real-time assessments and challenge interaction data, ensuring that genuine users are able to pass seamlessly whilst detecting evolving attack techniques.

Machine Learning Framework

Machine Learning Framework

Embedded machine learning assesses anomalies from real-time signals, historical attack patterns, and attacks across the Arkose Labs Global Network of customers. Our AI-driven platform evolves models in real-time to rapidly adapt to evolving attacks.

Attack Pattern Correlation

Attack Pattern Correlation

Arkose Labs takes a storytelling approach to fraud. Rules and patterning correlates fraud tell-tale signals, velocity and distance, and historical customer behavior to validate whether or not a user’s story checks out.

Response Orchestration

Response Orchestration

Combining real-time insights with the risk profile of the user, our dynamic defense determines the appropriate step-up challenges for the risk profile. The orchestration hub is supported by a behind-the-scenes team monitoring traffic flow and attack patterns to adjust telltales and enforcement challenges accordingly.

Arkose Global Network

Arkose Labs takes a consortium approach to fraud, leveraging anonymized threat intelligence from over 4.1B IP addresses across a vast global network of customers each year. From day 1, Arkose Labs customers benefit from a database of over 4,000 tell-tale fraud patterns.

Arkose Detect: Real-time Risk Classification

Arkose Detect collects real-time intelligence to unearth fraudulent behavioral patterns across devices, networks, and third-party risk engines. It accurately uncovers the underlying intent of the user, which informs the appropriate attack response.

Device ID & Reputation

Device ID & Reputation

Deep device forensics is used to fingerprint devices and monitor integrity over time based on its characteristics and behavior. Works for desktop, mobile, smart TVs, and gaming consoles.

Network & IP Assessment

Network & IP Assessment

Arkose Labs combines a proprietary IP scoring system with 3rd party reputation lists to monitor for abnormalities such as spoofing location or using cheap IP addresses.

User Behavioral Analysis

User Behavioral Analysis

Behavioral biometrics such as keystroke, gyroscope, and page familiarity are used to distinguish good user behavior from automation and bad human behavior.

Customer Data Exchange

Customer Data Exchange

Our flexible APIs can ingest data from proprietary or third-party risk engines to improve risk assessment accuracy and inform the usage of Arkose Labs’ enforcement challenge.

Arkose Enforce: Attack Response & Deterrence

When traffic is flagged as suspicious, Arkose Enforce provides secondary screening and targeted attack response that breaks the economics of bot and human-driven attacks. Challenges collect user interaction data to further validate the user’s intention and deliver truth data back to the decision engine.

Bot Defense

Bot Defense

Suspected bots are presented with a deep bench of challenges that machines have no idea how to solve. No off-the-shelf technology can be used to solve our challenges, forcing fraudsters to continuously build AI and waste time and resources.

Human Fraud Challenges

Human Fraud Challenges

Arkose Enforce presents time-absorbing challenges when attackers use human labor to circumvent anti-bot technology. These challenges deliberately waste the time and resources of the fraud farm, making it unprofitable.

Risk Score & Real Time Logging

Risk Score & Real Time Logging

An open API platform enables customers to ingest honest and transparent data directly from Arkose Labs. With our real time logging API, customers can access insights from all sessions to enhance existing risk models.

Attack SLA & Warranty

Attack SLA & Warranty

Arkose Enforce deploys a foolproof acid test to stop bots in their tracks. Arkose Labs is so effective against even the most persistent bots, we stand by our customers with a contractually guaranteed attack SLA and an industry-first credential stuffing warranty.

Solving the False Positive vs False Negative Conundrum

The combination of risk decisioning and targeted enforcement allows platforms to be more aggressive against persistent attacks without fear of impacting good users. In the event of a false positive, Arkose Labs user-centric secondary screening diminishes the risk of good users being blocked or impacting conversion rates.

High-risk traffic is challenged, never blocked

Invisible screening means customers rarely see challenges

Flagged good users easily solve challenges on the first try

Challenge interaction data trains the decision engine

Improve user experience by reducing reliance on MFA

The Arkose Advantage

Guaranteed Bot Protection

Identify and prevent bots from initiating gaming sessions to collect virtual currency or assets without disrupting the gaming environment.

Early Detection & Deterrence

Prevent fraudsters from creating multiple new accounts to receive new account bonuses, spam legitimate players, or collude with other bad actors.

Superior Customer Throughput

Targeted friction delivers 33% higher completion rate over MFA

Results Fast

New customers will see results within days, not weeks or months.

Effortless Management

Powerful machine learning models select the most effective response strategy while reducing manual reviews.

Managed Service Support

Secure the in-game experience from auction house abuse, economy inflation and match-fixing.

Arkose in Action

Gaming Giant Stops Bots, Saves Millions

Gaming Giant Stops Bots, Saves Millions

Major sports video game platform implemented Arkose Labs to stop bot-driven game play, as well as account takeovers, that capitalized on their in-game economy.

Impact

  • Attackers resold virtual currency on the black market
  • Disruption of fair play for genuine users

Result

  • 15x reduction in fraud activity
  • Eliminated virtual currency abuse and saved millions
Roblox Thwarts Fake Account Creation

Roblox Thwarts Fake Account Creation

The user-generated game platform enlisted Arkose Labs to eliminate automated account creation aimed at manipulating game popularity.

Impact

  • Bot-generated games ranked over user-created games
  • Redirection of genuine traffic off Roblox’s site

Result

  • Significant reduction in fake users
  • Added defense without impacting new account conversion
Game Platform Reduces Bots and Escalations

Game Platform Reduces Bots and Escalations

A popular game developer chose Arkose Labs to protect against thousands of daily bot attacks on logins and account registration.

Impact

  • Customer issues from account takeovers
  • Increased customer escalations from false positives

Result

  • 60% reduction in attacks
  • 84% decrease in support escalations

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