Fraud and Risk tools

Uplevel your security with fraud & risk prevention

Bots are some of the most common ways hackers use to defraud and spam both applications and users. Protect your app and customer data with Stytch’s flexible, developer-friendly tools for mitigating bots and preventing fraud.
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Keep your company and your customers safe

Fraud and risk prevention tools like device fingerprinting and CAPTCHA are the surest way companies can protect themselves against attacks like account takeovers, spam, and other kinds of fraudulent activity.
By integrating fraud and risk tools, you improve your security posture and reduce the likelihood of a successful attack. Protect your app, user data, and help earn and keep your customers’ trust.
of web traffic today is bot traffic, and over 50% of that traffic is malicious.

Flexible to meet your app’s fraud & risk needs

At Stytch, we pride ourselves on creating fraud & risk prevention products that stop even the most sophisticated types of bot attacks while prioritizing developer experience and flexibility.
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Device fingerprinting

Stytch’s device fingerprinting combines a number of unique characteristics that are especially difficult to reverse engineer to help detect humans vs. bots. We also offer customizable rules for device groupings, as well as individual device IDs for granular control, so that you can use our powerful device fingerprinting tools however makes sense for your application.
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Unlike most CAPTCHA solutions, Stytch’s Strong CAPTCHA thwarts CAPTCHA farms in their tracks by eliminating the public key architecture that typically leaves CAPTCHA solutions vulnerable to hacking by bad actors.
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Seamless integration

Our fraud & risk prevention products can integrate seamlessly with your company’s own auth solution, or come as part of our full-package authentication platform, including Passwords, multi-factor authentication, and sessions.
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Your auth partner for the long-haul

Our platform helps you build secure onboarding and authentication experiences that retain and engage your users. We build the infrastructure, so you can focus on your product.
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Boost security

With Stytch, you get full protection across the entire authentication and authorization process, as well as a suite of fraud & risk tools.
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A unified platform

In addition to offering robust fraud and risk protection, Stytch also provides a full suite of passwordless options and other features like session management, breach-resistant passwords, and a full spectrum of multi-factor authentication solutions.
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Save time

We prioritize customer support and lightning-fast integration, so your team can get auth up and running ASAP and get back to building your product.


We build all of our products developer-first, so you can get up and running in hours and minutes, not months. This includes:


What type of bot detection tools are right for my application?

Stytch offers two forms of bot detection and prevention. Device fingerprinting is a fully passive approach that requires no user friction and therefore is recommended for all use cases where you’re looking to prevent bot activity on your site. Strong CAPTCHA is a lightweight image CAPTCHA but does require user interaction to solve the puzzle – it’s best suited for advanced bot prevention where your site is experiencing particularly sophisticated bot attacks, and you’re OK presenting a small amount of user friction through the form of an interactive challenge.

How does Stytch’s device fingerprinting solution differ from others on the market?

We think our product differs in three main ways:
  • Stability: Our device fingerprints remain stable across incognito browsing, webviews, VPNs, changes to user agent or IP addresses, and more.
  • Customizability: While we offer a set of default groupings for devices (based on level of trust), we give our customers the ability to customize the rules and set the actions taken based on the grouping that a device falls into.
  • Control and security: For customers who want even more granular-level controls, Stytch also offers a unique identifier for each device, making it easy to determine how you respond to individual users’ devices.

How does Stytch’s Strong CAPTCHA solution differ from others on the market?

Most CAPTCHA solutions are still vulnerable to bot-hacking through a cottage industry called CAPTCHA farms. This is because of their public key architecture, that exposes key information to the public that can then be exploited by hackers. Stytch completely removes the public key component from all client-side browser environments, protecting your users from bots and CAPTCHA farms alike.