Lionel Garth Jones on 12 Jan 2009 14:09:48 -0800

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[PLUG] USENIX LEET '09 Submission Deadline Approaching

The submissions deadline for the  2nd USENIX Workshop on Large-Scale
Exploits and Emergent Threats (LEET '09)
is quickly approaching.

Please submit full papers by 11:59 p.m. EST on Friday, January 16, 2009.

LEET '09 will focus on the underlying mechanisms used to compromise and
control hosts, the large-scale "applications" being perpetrated upon
this framework, or the social and economic networks driving these

Topics of interest include but are not limited to:
* Infection vectors for malware (worms, viruses, etc.)
* Botnets, command and control channels
* Spyware
* Operational experience
* Forensics
* Click fraud
* Measurement studies
* New threats and related challenges
* Boutique and targeted malware
* Phishing
* Spam
* Underground markets
* Carding and identity theft
* Miscreant counterintelligence
* Denial-of-service attacks
* Hardware vulnerabilities
* Legal issues
* The arms race (rootkits, anti–anti-virus, etc.)
* New platforms (cellular networks, wireless networks, mobile devices)
* Camouflage and detection
* Reverse engineering
* Vulnerability markets and zero-day economics
* Online money laundering
* Understanding the enemy
* Data collection challenges

More information and submission guidelines can be found

LEET '09 will take place April 21, 2009, in Boston, MA, and will be
co-located with NSDI '09:

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