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Counterfeit luxury goods pose an equally serious problem to both brand and consumers. We help to both.


Websites can be made to look reputable in a way that a sleazy middleman selling Air Phones and Apple-a-likes on Canal Street never could. (Fortune)

Fashion brands

We need to take a zero tolerance approach to online counterfeiters (Belstaff CEO).

Technological companies

Experts say eBay Inc. and others have also struggled to stem the rise of counterfeit goods, leaving it up to the consumer to distinguish what is real and what is fake. (MarketWatch).

Web Security

6% of the 26.500 individuals surveyed having bought counterfeit goods after being misled over the nature of the goods (Europa.eu).

La pirateria de la Moda

Internet: la puerta trasera de la pirateria de la Moda (La Vanguardia -Spanish newspaper-).

Luxury Firms

Luxury firms fight online fraudsters over expensive fakes (Bloomberg).

What do the Brands say?

Brand owners should be active online


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El Confidencial

Spanish News

Karen Millen

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School of fashion law website

Small interview


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Louis Vuitton

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Louis Vuitton

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The VeriFakes project.

  • 2013

    Project online

    Initially the Desenmascara.me project started as a Proof of Concept to raise security awareness to web owners, and help them to keep update their websites in order to protect them from the Internet Badware.

  • May 2013

    Project presented in Miami

    The desenmascara.me project was presented in the HackMiami conference with the presentation Raising Security Awareness among web owners and users

  • October 2014

    Project presented in Amsterdam

    Blackhat conference is considered the premier information security conference in the world. The desenmascara.me project was presented in the Arsenal area. The Arsenal area is where independent researchers can showcase some awesome digital security weapons.

  • May 2015

    Anti-Counterfeiting focus

    With all the knowledge acquired through all the websites metadata collected and the feedback received, a new path to explore was opened in order to help both; users and brand owners to keep them away of the fake websites.

  • September 2017

    Project presented in Europol

    Europol held every year a private forum in different European cities. The aim is to share the last innovative strategies for effective enforcement. Desenmascara.me was invited as an innovative tool to keep pace with all the counterfeiters online.

  • August 2018

    Project presented in Las Vegas

    Blackhat is the biggest security conference in the world. On 2018 the desenmascara.me project was presented in Las Vegas.

  • Marz 2019

    Desenmascara.me is now VeriFakes

    The goal of this project is to verify whether a website is fake or not (mainly in relation with the online counterfeiting problem). Desenmascara.me is a spanish verb but the online counterfeiting is a worldwide problem. Therefore a more international name was needed. Desenmascara.me is now VeriFakes.

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