APWG will examine crimeware's evolution, behavioral vulnerabilities and human factors that contribute to eCrime's success, the roles of Registrars, Registries and DNS in managing phishing attacks, public health approaches to managing the eCrime scourge, as well as breaking news on counter-eCrime efforts and resources.
The APWG is pleased to present eCrime 2012, a combined event that includes the 2012 Fall General Meeting, eCrime Researchers Summit, and ICANN DNS Security, Stability and Resiliency Symposium.
This eCrime Congress will include a one-day, members-only meeting on October 22nd and two full days of open sessions thereafter of programming that will be open to both members and non-members.
eCRS 2012 consist of two full days which bring together academic researchers, security practitioners, and law enforcement to discuss all aspects of electronic crime and ways to combat it. Topics of interests include (but are not limited to):
- Case studies of current attack methods, including phishing, malware, rogue antivirus, pharming, crimeware, botnets, and emerging techniques
- Case studies of online advertising fraud, including click fraud, malvertising, cookie stuffing, and affiliate fraud
- Case studies of large-scale take-downs, such as coordinated botnet disruption
- Technical, legal, political, social and psychological aspects of fraud and fraud prevention
- Economics of online crime, including measurement studies of underground economies and models of e-crime
- Uncovering and disrupting online criminal collaboration and gangs
- Financial infrastructure of e-crime, including payment processing and money laundering
- Techniques to assess the risks and yields of attacks and the effectiveness of countermeasures
- Delivery techniques, including spam, voice mail, social network and web search manipulation; and countermeasures
- Techniques to avoid detection, tracking and take-down; and ways to block such techniques
- Best practices for detecting and avoiding damages to critical internet infrastructure, such as DNS and SCADA, from electronic crime activities