Call for Sessions

event logo APWG members, research partner, correspondents and cybercrime experts in all fields are invited to submit their proposals for both presentations and panel discussions.

The APWG eCrime 2018 conference investigates the modern phenomena of electronic crime from the point of view of the responder who must undertake forensic exercises to investigate cybercrimes and protect both consumers and enterprise computer and network users every day. eCrime presenters discuss all aspects of electronic crime and ways to combat it.

Topics of interest include (but are not limited to):  

Electronic/Cyber Crime and Fraud

  • Best practices related to digital forensics tools and techniques, investigative procedures, and evidence acquisition, handling and preservation.
  • Case studies of current attack methods, including phishing, malware, rogue antivirus, pharming, crimeware, botnets, and emerging techniques
  • 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 for detecting and avoiding damages to critical internet infrastructure, such as DNS and SCADA, from electronic crime activities

Instructions for Authors: General Session Track

Submissions should include author names, affiliations and acknowledgments. They should not exceed 2 letter-sized pages and should include a technical level. Each should begin with a title, abstract, and may include optionally introduction or session slides.

Proposals in this track will not be eligible for the student best paper award.

For paper submissions in 2018 please register an account then use the New Submission option at Be sure to select "General Session" for the Topic for your submission.