The fourth annual APWG eCrime Researchers Summit will be hosted in October 2009, in Tacoma, WA.
Original papers on all aspects of electronic crime are solicited for submission to eCrime '09. Topics of relevance include but are not limited to:
- Phishing, rogue-AV, pharming, click-fraud, crimeware, extortion and emerging attacks.
- Technical, legal, political, social and psychological aspects of fraud and fraud prevention.
- Malware, botnets, ecriminal/phishing gangs and collaboration, or money laundering.
- Techniques to assess the risks and yields of attacks and the success rates of countermeasures.
- Delivery techniques, including spam, voice mail and rank manipulation; and countermeasures.
- Spoofing of different types, and applications to fraud.
- Techniques to avoid detection, tracking and takedown; and ways to block such techniques.
- Honeypot design, data mining, and forensic aspects of fraud prevention.
- Design and evaluation of user interfaces in the context of fraud and network security.
- Best practices related to digital forensics tools and techniques, investigative procedures, and evidence acquisition, handling and preservation.