Past Events

EU Symposium on Electronic Crime Research

Krakow, Poland | SEPTEMBER 17 - 19, 2018


eCrimeEU 2018 will dive into current research projects and future areas of interest for cybercrime investigations, forensic techniques and infrastructure defense. Operational and research insights for fighting electronic crime will be complimented and augmented with discussions on citizen awareness programs to help ensure a secure computing environment. This year’s meeting will bring a focus on the shifting nature of cybercrime and the inherent challenges of managing that dynamic threats cape.

With eCrimeEU 2018 we will review the development of response paradigms and resources for counter-cybercrime managers and forensic professionals in the private and public sectors. Presenters will review case studies of national and regional economies under attack, narratives of successful trans-national forensic cooperation, while considering models for cooperation against ecrime and examining resources for cybercrime response and forensic enterprise.
This program will be held on September 17th- 19th in Krakow, Poland.

This year´s symposium is organized with the support of and NASK (National Research Institute supervised by the Polish Ministry of Digital Affairs) which has recently launched STOJ.POMYSL.POLACZ campaign.

Furthermore, has just sealed a strategic alliance with the Security Case Study Conference (register HERE), Poland’s reference event for cybersecurity experts, which will take place in Warsaw on September 13-14 (right before This alliance, which includes joint reduced fees to attend both events, will ensure a permanent base of operations for in the Polish market for the years to come. currently holds similar agreements with the QuBit conferences in the CEE region and with Porto Cyber Security Conference in Portugal.


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Venue & Accommodation eCrime 2018

Venue information for the EU Symposium on Electronic Crime Research 2018 is available HERE.


Call for Papers

Topics of interest include (but are not limited to)

  • eCrime Research and InnovationCryptocurrency and Cybercrime Tools and Responses
  • EU-funded H2020 Projects on Cyber Security
  • Case studies of current attack methods, including phishing, malware, rogue antivirus, pharming, crimeware, botnets, and emerging
  • techniques
  • 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.
  • Cyber Security Education and Cyber Awareness
  • Cyber Security in specific markets: financial services, e-commerce, health, energy & supplies
  • Techniques to avoid detection, tracking and takedown; and ways to block such techniques.
  • 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

Important dates

Session/Talk submission: September 1st, 2018

Author notification: September 7th, 2018

Conference: September 17-19, 2018

Program Committee

Agustí Solanas

Alejandro Correa

Alejandro Fernández-Cernuda

Brad Wardman

Constantinos Patsakis

Dave Piscitello

Foy Shiver

Jordi Aguilà

Marc Rivero

Miroslaw Maj

Peter Cassidy

Przemek Jaroszewski

Wiktor Nykiel

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Instructions for Submissions

Submissions should include author names, affiliations and acknowledgments (if any). They should not exceed 2 letter-sized pages and should be written at an introductory and technical level. Each should begin with a title, abstract, and may optionally include introduction or session slides.

Do you need a VISA?

We understand the notifications dates are short. If you will require a VISA for travel or other assistance to attend please contact us in advance at

Click HERE to submit your paper.

Registration fees

Regular Registration
Member 425€ 325€
Non-Member 475€ 375€
Student/Faculty 325€ 225€
Government/Law Enforcement 325€ 225€

For enquiries on the event, please contact us via email at:

Monday, 17 Sep (eCRIME RESEARCH DAY)

Early registration


Panel:’s Ongoing EU Projects & Submissions for 2018 Calls

TruesSec: Progress Report (Valentin Gibello, Université de Lille II)

ViVET: Progress Report (Manel Medina, Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya)

MEDUSA: Project Description (M. Rak, Università della Campania Luigi Vanvitelli)

Moderator: Agustí Solanas (





Coffee break


Panel: Ongoing Projects and Proposals under Negotiation

PROTECTIVE: Proactive Risk Management through Improved Situational Awareness (A. Pérez & J.M. Legido, GMV)

SISSDEN: Project Update and Results of Long-Term Malware Sandboxing for Botnet Tracking (P. Pawliński & P. Białczak, / Warsaw University of Technology)

LIVEFOR: LIVE FORensics (M. Medina, Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya; Pablo López-Aguilar,

DOGANA: Report on Our First Results (A. Consoli, Scuola Universitaria Professionale della Svizzera Italiana)

Moderator: Manel Medina (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya)


Open Debate (panel): AI, Behavioural Analysis, Blockchain, Critical Infranstructures, GDPR Compliance, IoT, Teaching Platforms…: Where Should We Focus our H2020 Efforts?

Moderator: Agustí Solanas (

Alejandro Fernández-Cernuda (, Dany Gagnon (Alphablock), Manel Medina (UPC), Pablo López-Aguilar (


Meeting of the Scientific Committee

Coordinated by Agustí Solanas (

Tuesday, 18 Sep (MAIN TRACK)

Welcome coffee & Registration


Opening Remarks, Tuesday

Alejandro Fernández-Cernuda ( & Przemek Jaroszewski (NASK/


Keynote: Aspects of Poland’s New Law on Cybersecurity

Mirosław Maj (Fundacja Bezpieczna Cyberprzestrzeń)


Keynote: Mining the Miners (and More!)

Michael Molsner (Kaspersky Lab)


Coffee break


Technical Block I: Cryptocurrencies & Blockchain

Panel: The Post-Bitcoin Universe

Moderator: Bernhard Haslhofer (AIT)

Bernard Haslhofer (AIT)


CryptoTracker Platform to Track Cryptocurrency Addresses Used by Malware and Threat Actors

Marc Rivero (McAfee)


Thoughts & Inputs from the Cryptocurrency Community

Panel & Open Debate

Stanisław Wołoch (Warsaw Hackerspace)




Technical Block II: Case Studies & Threat Intelligence

Malicious Activities Seen in Network Telescope – from DoS Traffick to Botnet Fingerprinting

Moderator: Alejandro Correa (Cyxtera)

Adrian Korczak (NASK Research and Academic Computer Network)


Unmasking and Linking Bad Actors across OSINT, SOCINT, and DARKINT

David Morales (4iQ)


Human Risk Photograph: Transforming Phishing Metrics into C-level Indicators

Nicolás Bruna (Smartfense)


Coffee break


DNS Block


Domain Watch – Making .uk a Safer Space

Moderator: Greg Aaron (iThreat Cyber Group)

Siôn Lloyd (nominet)



Towards a Systemic Approach to DNS and e-Crime

Aimee Larsen Kirkpatrick (Global Cyber Alliance)



Latest Achievements of APWG’s Advising Activities on Security for ICANN

Greg Aaron (iThreat Cyber Group)



Meeting of the Advisory Board

Coordinated by Alejandro Fernández-CernudaJordi Aguilà (

Wednesday, 19 Sep (MAIN TRACK)

Welcome coffee & Registration


Opening Remarks, Wednesday

Alejandro Fernández-Cernuda (


Keynote: The Public & Private Ecosystem of Cybersecurity in Poland

Przemek Jarozewski (NASK/


GDPR and the Challenges of e-Crime Data Exchange: a Summary of DE2018

Pat Cain (APWG)


Coffee break


Financial Services Block

Keynote: Legal Constraints and Opportunities for an Efficient Cybersecurity within an EU Financial Institution

Moderator: Jordi Kohn (CaixaBank)

Andreas Schaupp (Erste Group)


Organisational Approaches to Electronic Fraud in a Financial Institution

Uxía Santos (CaixaBank)


Red-Teaming for Spain’s Largest Retail Bank

Jordi Aguilà (CaixaBank)




Technical Block III: Case Studies & Threat Intelligence


Phishing and Malicious TLS Certificate Detection using Artificial Intelligence

Moderator: Marc Rivero (McAfee)

Alejandro Correa (Cyxtera)


Botnet Fingerprinting on the Basis of SMTP Implementation


Mateusz Goniprowski (NASK Research and Academic Computer Network)



Luigino Camastra & Adolf Středa (Avast)


Coffee break


Balance on the Latest STC Activities

Peter Cassidy & Zoriana Dmytryshyna (APWG / / Stop.Think.Connect.)