Scamadviser

By Maltego Technologies
Quickly identify untrustworthy domains and entire scam networks.
# Phishing # Cybercrime # Financial Crime
Scamadviser integration for Maltego

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Scamadviser Transforms for Maltego 

Scamadviser helps over 3 million consumers every month to discover if a website is legitimate or a possible scam. It analyzes more than 1 million new domains every month and shares online fraud data with more than 50 partners from law enforcement, tax agencies, brand protection organizations, and consumer authorities. 

Scamadviser’s Maltego integration helps law enforcement, tax agencies, brand protection organizations, and consumer authorities to better identify possible scam networks. Each domain is given Scamadviser’s unique Trust Score, helping you determine the reliability of a website. You can also use Scamadviser’s Maltego integration to filter domains on several criteria like Trust Score, Popularity, Country where the service is hosted, Tags and Keywords and much, much more. 

The Scamadviser Transform for Maltego allows users to retrieve the following information based on each domain name:​ 

  • Trust Score: Rates any domain based on more than 40 datapoints with a trust score from 1 (very, very likely a scam) to 100 (very likely legit).​ 
  • Block Search Engines: Check whether the domain blocks search engines. A large percentage of sites search on Scamadviser cannot be found via search engines.​ 
  • Consumer Reviews: The average number of stars and total number of reviews found on external review sites such as Google Shopping.​ 
  • Trust Rules: Explains why a domain has been given a certain rating.  
  • Redirected Domains: A list of domains linking to the domain being investigated.  
  • Meta Data: Such as the title, description and keywords used.​ 
  • IP Data: The IP address on which the domain is hosted, related ISP, hosting country and number of domain names on the server which are considered suspicious versus the total number of domain names.
  • Tags & Keywords: Narrow your search by looking up keywords.

Data available for Maltego Enterprise free trial and data subscription: Keywords, tags, whois information, hosting company, countries, and domains.

Data available for Maltego CE and Pro free trial: Domain annotation, extract key words, extracts tags, and retrieve html keywords, network information, redirecting domains, and trust rules.

Scamadviser Integration in Maltego

Typical Users of Scamadviser Data

  • Law Enforcement
  • Tax Agencies
  • Brand Protection Organizations
  • Consumer Authorities

Integration Benefits

Website Trust Score Rating

The algorithm of Scamadviser utilizes more than 40 data sources to rate websites with the Scamadviser Trust Score. The data evaluated includes IP addresses of the webserver, the availability of contact details on the websites, the age of the URLs, ratings on review sites, and much much more.

Combine Search Criteria to Narrow Specific Sites

Leverage various Scamadviser criteria to narrow down site search results. For example, find specific domains based on the country where the server is hosted.

Identify Potential Scam Sites

Discover new sites which might be scams in a particular language region and within a certain time frame. For example, websites offering the latest PlayStation 5 in Dutch and only existed for the last 30 days.

Leverage Scamadviser Data for

Scam Investigation

Check suspicious domains against Scamadviser’s database of known and potential fraudulent websites to avoid risk and uncover scam networks.

Brand Protection

Monitor and identify potential brand and intellectual property infringements with advanced Scamadviser search filtering functionalities based on country, language, time, keywords, and more to protect your products, brands, and organizations.

Consumer Protection

Scamadviser data helps consumer authorities determine which ecommerce platforms or websites are suspicious or legitimate. Available for Enterprise trial and Data Subscriptions Search – Keywords, tags, whois information, hosting company, countries, domains Available for CE, Pro: Domain annotation, extract key words, extracts tags, html keywords, network information, redirecting domains, trust rules
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Pricing & Access

Community Hub
Available for users with Maltego CE.
Click-and-Run (CE)
Access Scamadviser data and Transforms via the free trial with the allowance of 10 active data scans and 50 passive checks per month.
Commercial Hub
Users with a Maltego One license have the following purchase options.
Click-and-Run (Pro)
Access Scamadviser data and Transforms via the free trial with the allowance of 25 active data scans and 100 passive checks per month.
Click-and-Run (Enterprise)
Access Scamadviser data and Transforms via the free trial with the allowance of 50 active data scans and 200 passive checks per month.
Data Subscriptions
Simply purchase our flexible data subscription (data subscriptions) on our webshop.
Bring Your Own Key (Purchase Separately)
For full solution access, plug in your existing API key or reach out to us using the form below for purchase inquiry.

Resources

Articles

Introducing Scamadviser Integration & Data Subscriptions for Maltego

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Hunting Fake Cryptocurrency Exchanges

Articles

Investigator Toolkit August 2022: Cheat Sheets for Faster and Spot-on Workflows

Webinars

Webinar | Identify Fake Crypto- & Shopping Sites with Scamadviser and Maltego

Briefs

Scamadviser Solution in Maltego

Technical Docs

Maltego Technical Documentation for Scamadviser Transforms

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Maltego Terms & Conditions for Data Integration

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Scamadviser Terms & Conditions

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Scamadviser Disclaimer

Data bundle subscriptions for Maltego

Simplified Data Access for Maltego Customers

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1. What is Scamadviser?

Scamadviser helps over 3 million consumers every month to discover if a website is legitimate or a possible scam. It analyzes more than 1 million new domains every month and shares online fraud data with more than 50 partners from law enforcement, tax agencies, brand protection organizations, and consumer authorities. 

ScamAdviser helps consumers make their online shopping decisions by rating websites with the ScamAdviser Trust Score. The algorithm of ScamAdviser utilizes more than 40 data sources. From the IP address of the webserver, the availability of contact details on the website, the age of the URL, ratings on review sites and much much more.

2. What are Active Scans and Passive Checks?

The Scamadviser data is provided in two ways: 

  • Passive Checks: Only returns the data of domains already analyzed by Scamadviser in the last 30 days. 
  • Active Scans: Returns data for all requested domains. Domains not yet analyzed (or with data older than 30 days) will be automatically retrieved.

3. What can I do with Scamadviser data?

Scamadviser’s Maltego integration can help law enforcement, tax agencies, brand protection organizations and consumer authorities to better identify possible scam networks. You can filter domains on several criteria like Trust Score, Popularity, Country where the service is hosted, Tags and Keywords and much, much more.

4. What are Scamadviser data subscriptions?

The Scamadviser data subscriptions are monthly subscriptions providing access to the ScamAdviser Web API. 

The Scamadviser Transform for Maltego allows users to retrieve Trust Score, Block Search Engines, Consumer Reviews, Trust Rules, Redirected Domains, Meta Data, Tags & Keywords, and IP Data.

5. Is there free trial available for Scamadviser Data?

All Maltego editions get a taste of Scamadviser data without any API key requirement. Please see Access section for more details. 

With Scamadviser Transforms, Maltego CE and Pro users can perform domain annotation, extract key words, extracts tags, and retrieve html keywords, network information, redirecting domains, and trust rules.

Via the Enterprise trial, additionally to the queries mentioned above, users can search for keywords, tags, whois information, hosting company, countries, and domains.

6. How can I access or purchase Scamadviser data in Maltego?

You can purchase Scamadviser data subscriptions in our webshop, starting at $100 for 500 Transform runs (each for active scans and passive checks) per month.

7. Are there any other requirements to access Scamadviser data in Maltego?

For complete access to Scamadviser data, you need: 

  • A valid commercial license edition (Maltego One, Classic or XL) and, 
  • Maltego Scamadviser Data Subscription

Furthermore, to use Maltego data subscriptions, you must first agree to the Maltego Technologies License Agreement, Maltego Technologies Data Integration Terms & Conditions, as well as data provider Terms of Use. Each data subscription purchase is subject to a Know Your Customer (KYC) vetting process according to the respective terms of use for the data in question. Due to the often-sensitive nature of data, access is generally reserved for vetted organizations with legitimate use cases commonly associated with organizations. Thus, after placing an order request in the web-shop or via our sales team, customers need to undergo a KYC vetting process before the purchase can be completed and they can make use of the data subscription.

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About Scamadviser

Scamadviser was founded in 2012 by Marc. Marc had bought golf clubs online and quickly discovered they were fake. He tried to get his money back to no avail. Out of frustration, he started Scamadviser to help online shoppers make more informed decisions before buying online.

Scamadviser rates websites with the Scamadviser Trust Score. The algorithm of Scamadviser utilizes more than 40 data sources. From the IP address of the webserver, the availability of contact details on the website, the age of the URL, ratings on review sites, and much more.

For more information, visit www.scamadviser.com or contact sales@scamadviser.com.