eCrime Research Papers

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The Symposium on Electronic Crime Research is an annual event hosted by the APWG. The event's continuing goal is to promot cybercrime research by providing an means for researchers to publish their work. The program has published over 100 papers specifically focused on fraud and crime in the cyber world.

Below are the accepted papers for the latest meeting. Previous years are listed on the menu to the left.

Classifying phishing URLs using recurrent neural networks
  Alejandro Correa Bahnsen ; Eduardo Contreras Bohorquez ; Sergio Villegas ; Javier Vargas ; Fabio A. González
Blockchain explorer: An analytical process and investigation environment for bitcoin
  Hiroki Kuzuno ; Christian Karam
Characterizing key stakeholders in an online black-hat marketplace
  Shehroze Farooqi ; Guillaume Jourjon ; Muhammad Ikram ; Mohamed Ali Kaafar ; Emiliano De Cristofaro ; Zubair Shafiq ; Arik Friedman ; Fareed Zaffar
Measuring cyber attribution in games
  Andrew Ruef ; Eric Nunes ; Paulo Shakarian ; Gerardo I. Simari
All your cards are belong to us: Understanding online carding forums
  Andreas Haslebacher ; Jeremiah Onaolapo ; Gianluca Stringhini
Breaking and fixing content-based filtering
  Mayank Dhiman ; Markus Jakobsson ; Ting-Fang Yen
“Hello. This is the IRS calling.”: A case study on scams, extortion, impersonation, and phone spoofing 

  Morvareed Bidgoli ; Jens Grossklags

Characterizing the impact of malware infections and remediation attempts through support forum analysis
  Sara Amini ; Chris Kanich
1000 days of UDP amplification DDoS attacks
  Daniel R. Thomas ; Richard Clayton ; Alastair R. Beresford