DAY 1 | 6th December, 2017 
14:00-18:00 Registration
16:30-19:00 AVAR Board Meeting
19:00-21:30 Welcome Reception & Entertainment  | 2nd Floor Ballroom
DAY 2 | 7th December, 2017 | 2nd Floor Ballroom
08:00- 09:30 Registration
Opening Ceremony & Summit | Room D2 & D3
09:30- 09:35 Welcome Speech
AVAR 2017 Chair
09:35 – 09:40 Welcome Speech
Allan G. Dyer- AVAR Chairman
09:40 – 10:10  Keynote Speech
10:10 – 10:35 Speech by
Tencent VP
10:35 – 11:00 VirusTotal:  a Community Approach
Karl Hiramoto
(Virus Total)
11:00 – 11:25 On AI powered cyber threat protection
Jiangning Shao
11:25 – 12:00 Malware Testers’ Roundtable
AV-Test, CVERC, NSS Labs, SKD Labs, and Virus Bulletin
12:00- 14:00 Lunch Break | Jinbao 99
Track 1 | Room D1 Track 2 | Room D3
14:00 -14:30 The story of the botnets behind malicious spam campaigns
Dennis Tan
DarkPulsar Implant role in FuzzBunch and DanderSpritz frameworks
Dmitry Tarakanov, Alexey Shulmin
14:30 – 15:00 Cyberespionage on macOS: APT28 The Whole Puzzle
Tiberius Axinte
OceanLotus in 2017: An update on their activity and toolset
Romain Dumont
15:00- 15:30 POS (Attacks): When Modern Meets Tradition
Rowland Yu
Operation “PZCHAO” – Going back to Iron Tiger
Chili Ivona-Alexandra
15:30- 16:00 Lazarus toolset: restoring the old painting in a new frame
Peter Kálnai, Michal Poslusny
Your app has a malicious app id: Malicious Android package name detection using recurrent neural networks.
William Lee, Joshua Saxe
(Sophos, Invincea)
16:00- 16:15 Tea / Coffee Break
16:15- 16:45 Through the sword of air – Hacking Bluetooth 4.0 BLE Protocol
Jin Yang
Malware Antibodies: A Prototype for Adaptive Immune Response to Threats
Raja Babu Annamalai, Georgelin Manuel
(K7 Computing)
16:45- 17:15 The Art of War and Malware Immunity
Eduardo Altares, Jason Pantig
EHDevel – The story of a continuously improving advanced threat creation toolkit
Cristina Vatamanu, Alexandru Maximciuc
17:15- 17:45 Targeted Attacks on Major Industry Sectors in South Korea
Sponsor Presentation
(Ahn Lab)
A study of insecure protocols for setting up IoT devices
Ciprian Oprisa
19:00- 21:30 Gala Dinner & Entertainment | Hua’s Garden
DAY 3 | 8th December, 2017 | 2nd Floor Ballroom
Track 1 | Room D1 Track 2 | Room D3
08:30 -09:15 FinFisher: New techniques and infection vector revealed
Filip Kafka
Practical Workflow of Human-Aided and Automated Machine Learning-based Android Malware Detection
Daisuke Nakajima
09:15 – 09:45 Fatal attack or false alarm ?  What your web traffic reveals about intruders
Tatyana Shishkova, Alexey Vishnyakov
The evolution of IoT threats, and drawing parallels with the conventional malware landscape
Ankit Anubhav, Scott Wu
(NewSky Security)
09:45- 10:15 An IoT Honeypot Device for Malware Forensics
Jingyu Yang, Fan Dang
(Tencent, Tsinghua University)
Machine Learning-based Malware Detection
Chao Ye
10:15- 10:30 Tea / Coffee Break
10:30- 11:00 Malware Evasion
Berman Enconado, Jayendra Pathak
(NSS Labs)
Industroyer: The biggest threat to industrial control systems since Stuxnet
Anton Cherepanov, Robert Lipovsky
11:00- 11:30 Watch out before scan: Emerging Malicious Use of QR Code by Cyber Criminals
Guo Xiaolong, Bi Lei
Detecting Advanced Powershell Threats (APTs) with Machine Learning
Georgelin Manuel
(K7 Computing)
11:30- 12:00 Never the Less with Fileless
John Kevin Sanchez & Michael Jay Villanueva
Advanced Persistent Threats Attack on Internet of Things
Mo Jianpeng
12:00 – 14:00 Lunch Break | Jinbao 99
Summit & Closing Ceremony | Room D2 & D3
14:00 -14:30 2017 The year of the Mobile Malvertising
Irfan Asrar
14:30- 15:00 Why buy, if you can DIY Developing an effective, cost-efficient IoT Honeypot System through Virtualization
Andrew L. Go, Wren Fer M. Balangcod
(G Data)
15:00 – 15:30 Do or Die: Fighting back against constantly Evolving Google play Android Malware
Jagadeesh Chandraiah
15:30- 16:00 Detection is not a classification: reviewing machine learning techniques for cybersecurity specifics
Alexander Chistyakov
( Kaspersky)
16:00 – 16:15 Tea / Coffee Break
16:15-17:15 Closing Ceremony & AVAR Member Meeting
19:00-21:30 Sponsor Appreciation Dinner
(Invitation Only)
DAY 4 | 9th December, 2017
08:00 -17:00 Tour
(The Great Wall, Panda Hall & Olympic Green)
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19:30 – 20:50 Evening Show: The Legend of KungFu
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