The groundbreaking work of the Fake Shop Detector, an AI-based one Technology in the fight against fraudulent online shops and cybercrime was awarded with the renowned national award for Digitalization in the “Lifestyle, Youth and e-Sports” category as part of the 4Gamechangers Festival 2024 in Vienna. The Linz-based Technology solution provider X-Net, together with their project partners AIT and ÖIAT, were chosen for their outstanding performance and commitment to the safety and protection of young people Consumers in online retail honored by State Secretary for Digitalization Claudia Plakolm.

While not directoy related to QCI-CAT, the award highlights the innovative prowess of Austrian companies and research institution and in particular of the QCI-CAT project partners in cyber security.