Malware Conference News

Mr. Kurt Baumgartner from Kaspersky Labs to Serve as Keynote Speaker

Mr. Kurt Baumgartner to serve as Keynote on the 10th Anniversary of the Malware Conference

The organizing committee of the Malware Conference is delighted to announce that for its 12th year of the Malware Conference, Mr. Kurt Baumgartner from Kaspersky Laboratories will serve as the Keynote speaker.


Malware Conference 2016 Best Paper Award

 Malware Conference 2016 Best Paper Award

Presented to


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Pittsburg, Pennsylvania,  USA

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12th International Conference on Malicious and Unwanted Software (Malware 2017)

October 20-22, 2015
The 12th International Conference on Malicious and Unwanted Software (Malware 2017) will be held at the at Waldorf Astoria El Conquistador Resort, Fajardo, Puerto Rico, USA on October 11-14, 2017.


Malware 2017 CTF, Gala Dinner & Visit to island of Culebra Registration Form

Please follow these steps:

  1. Required fields are highlighted by * in this form. If a field does not apply, please enter 'none' in that field.
  2. Print and mail (or fax) the submitted registration form, along with payment (by certified check only - 10 days prior to the event).
  3. Otherwise, Submit the registration form and proceed to payment.

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Payment Guidelines:

· Registration for the different events is not complete until payment has been received. (A printable form will be provided after submitting this form.)

· A receipt will not be provided until during the conference.

Those attending Malware 2015 are eligible for special hotel rates at the  Waldorf Astoria El Conquistador Resort, Fajardo, Puerto Rico, USA. See hotel info for details. When making your reservations by phone, please use code: MAL15 or click here to make your reservation. Instructions and directions on how to get there. REMEMBER staying at the Waldorf Astoria is not only less expensive, rate includes all expenses - taxes & gratuities, but also YOU HELP SUPPORT THE CONFERENCE.

· Payment may be made by check, money order, Visa, Mastercard, or American Express.

· Checks should be payable to 'Malware 2017', and must be drawn on either a U.S. bank or U.S. branch of a foreign bank.

· Each attendee must use a separate registration form.

· If you are not a presenting author, registration may be cancelled, but no later than September 26th, 2017 and may be subject to a 20% cancellation fee. Registrants who cancel beyond this date, or fail to attend, forfeit the registration fee.

· Payment may be made by PayPal, Visa, Mastercard, or American Express.

· Each attendee must use a separate registration form.

· You will be re-directed to PayPal for final processing.


 Malware Conference 2015 Best Paper Award

Presented to

Adrien Abraham, Radoniaina Andriatsimandefitra, Adrien Brunelat, and Valérie Viet Triem Tong, Centrale Supélec, France


Jean-François Lalande, INSA Centre Val de Loire, France

2nd Annual MALCON Capture The Flag (CTF) Competition

The 2nd Annual Capture The Flag Competition will be held as part of the 10th International Conference on Malicious and Unwanted Software (Malware 2015) at the at Waldorf Astoria El Conquistador Resort, Fajardo, Puerto Rico, USA on October 22nd, 2015.

To Register for the Contest Click Here

Be a part of the 2nd annual offense-only CTF event!  Cash prizes of $1000 for the Grand Prize, $250 for 1st place, and $150 for 2nd place, will be awarded as well as a certificate of completion.  The CTF round will take place on October 22nd at El Conquistador Hotel in Fajardo, Puerto Rico.  Team registration is required to participate in the CTF.  Teams up to 4 persons will pay $250 to play at the hotel including breakfast, lunch, and snacks.  Teams playing remotely will pay $150.00 (Click Here to Register). We encourage teams based in Puerto Rico to participate at the hotel. 

The MalCon CTF is designed to reflect real life scenarios faced by security professionals when deployed in the field.  In this offense-only event, the team’s job is to penetrate several layers of a system and collect flags for points along the way.  Our CTF tech team consists of active security professionals with several years’ experience in on and off site penetration testing.  Their experience, expertise, and know how are leveraged to create a fun CTF that is technically challenging and realistic.

Quick Facts:


What: 2015 Malcon CTF

When: October 22nd 2015, 9am – 6pm

Where: El Conquistador Hotel Fajardo Puerto Rico, teams can play on site and remote.


Registration requirements:

Fee: $250 play onsite (per 4 member team), $150 play remote.

Email: 1 official team contact email

IP addresses: list of IP addresses teams will play from, maximum 7 addresses per team.

Register at: http://www.malwareconference.org

Email questions to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

The Grand prize is only rewarded to a team after capturing all the flags.  One team can only receive one prize.  If a team receives the grand prize they will not also receive the 1st place prize.  If multiple teams capture all the flags, the grand prize will be awarded to the team that captured all the flags in the shortest amount of time.

The 2nd Annual MalCon CTF is part of the 2015 IEEE Malware Conference (www.malwareconference.org) and is sponsored by Microsoft.