A pharmaceutical company was facing a sophisticated “short and distort” stock market manipulation campaign, costing the company billions in market cap. A variety of virtual anonymous personas were publishing false information on the company’s leadership on social media and investing platforms - apparently in a coordinated fashion. These activities negatively influenced public perception about the company’s overall corporate governance and damaged the stock price thereby allowing those holding short positions to profit.
A multinational energy company operating in a volatile nation had recently faced serious threats to its personnel and infrastructure as threat actors had begun resorting to violence. The company needed in-depth social media sentiment analysis and timely indications and warnings across social media and closed online forums in order to achieve a more stable risk posture and protect its people and assets.
A global retailer’s peers were attacked with customized ransomware and the retailer’s subsidiaries were being targeted with customized phishing attempts. Out of concern that a subsidiary could be targeted by a similar ransomware attack, Nisos was contacted to assist.