2018 Accepted 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 110 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.

Inside a Phisher’s Mind: Understanding the Anti-phishing Ecosystem Through Phishing Kit Analysis
  Adam Oest ; Yeganeh Safei ; Adam Doupe ; Gail-Joon Ahn ; Brad Wardman† ; Gary Warner
Using URL Shorteners to Compare Phishing and Malware Attacks
  Sophie Le Page ; Guy-Vincent Jourdan ; Gregor v. Bochmann ; Jason Flood ; Iosif-Viorel Onut
A Layered Approach to Defending Against List- Linking Email Bombs
  Cristina Houle ; Ruchika Pandey
A Key-Management-Based Taxonomy for Ransomware
  Pranshu Bajpai ; Aditya K Sood ; Richard Enbody
Large Scale Detection of IDN Domain Name Masquerading
  Yahia Elsayed ; Ahmed Shosha
At-Risk System Identification via Analysis of Discussions on the Darkweb
  Eric Nunes ; Paulo Shakarian ; Gerardo I. Simari
“Effects of Peer Feedback on Password Strength
  Marc Dupuis ; Faisal Khan

Bullet-Proof Payment Processors
  Hongwei Tian ; Stephen M. Gaffigan ; D. Sean West ; Damon McCoy
COINHOARDER: Tracking a Ukrainian Bitcoin Phishing Ring DNS Style
  Artsiom Holub ; Jeremiah O’Connor