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The staff at the AV-TEST Institute are globally sought-after contacts in the field of information technology. They attend international conferences and specialist congresses where they present the latest findings in the world of anti-virus research and seek dialogue with manufacturers and end users of IT security products. Our staff regularly participate in the following events: the Virus Bulletin conference, the Black Hat conference, the CARO Workshop and the AVAR and RSA Conferences.

Conferences and scientific publications

Conference papers and scientific publications produced by AV-TEST are available here for download:

2014

AV-TEST-Studie: 7 Smart-Home-Starter-Kits im Sicherheits-Test.

Michael Schiefer, Ulf Lösche, Maik Morgenstern.

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CeBIT 2014, Heise Security Plaza, Hannover.

Hendrik Pilz: Android Mobile Security im Langzeittest (Only available in German).

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CeBIT 2014, Heise Security Plaza, Hannover.

Erik Heyland: Effizienz im Test (Only available in German).

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CeBIT 2014, Heise Security Plaza, Hannover.

Ulf Lösche: Vom Spam zum Test - Malware-Analyse bei der AV-TEST GmbH (Only available in German).

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2013

Microsoft Security Response Alliance Summit (MSRA) 2013, Redmond, WA, USA.

Andreas Marx: Beyond Testing: What Really Matters.

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A New AV-TEST Study: Dangerous Spam E-Mails

Markus Selinger: Spam – More Dangerous than Ever Before

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A New AV-TEST Study: Search Engines as Malware Providers.

Markus Selinger: Google vs. Bing: Search Engines Deliver Infected Websites as Their Top Results.

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2012

AVAR 2012, Hangzhou, China.

Maik Morgenstern, Andreas Marx: Android Security Product Testing

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Virus Bulletin Conference, Dallas, Texas, USA.

Hendrik Pilz: Building a test environment for Android anti-malware tests.

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Droidcon, Berlin, Germany.

Hendrik Pilz: Mobile Security Apps.

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2010

CARO Workshop, Helsinki, Finland.

Maik Morgenstern, Hendrik Pilz: Useful and useless statistics about viruses and anti-virus programs.

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2009

CARO Workshop, Budapest, Hungary.

Andreas Marx, Maik Morgenstern: Testing Exploit-Prevention Mechanisms in Anti-Malware Products.

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Virus Bulletin Conference, Geneva, Switzerland.

Maik Morgenstern, Andreas Marx: Why “in-the-cloud” scanning is not a solution.

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2008

CARO Workshop, Hoofddorp, The Netherlands.

Maik Morgenstern, Andreas Marx: Runtime Packer Testing Experiences.

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Virus Bulletin Magazine.

Andreas Marx: Malware vs. Anti-Malware: (How) Can We Still Survive?

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Virus Bulletin Magazine.

Andreas Marx, Maik Morgenstern: Anti-Stealth Fighters: Testing for Rootkit Detection and Removal.

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Virus Bulletin Magazine.

Maik Morgenstern, Andreas Marx: System Cleaning: Getting rid of malware from infected PCs.

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2007

AVAR Conference, Seoul, South Korea.

Maik Morgenstern, Andreas Marx: Testing of "Dynamic Detection". 

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Virus Bulletin Conference, Vienna, Austria.

Andreas Marx, Frank Dessmann: The WildList is Dead, Long Live the WildList! 

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Virus Bulletin Conference, Vienna, Austria.

Maik Morgenstern, Tom Brosch: Malware Removal - Beyond Content and Context Scanning. 

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CARO Workshop, Reykjavik, Iceland.

Andreas Marx: Test Strategies & Common Mistakes. 

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2006

Black Hat Conference, Las Vegas, USA.

Tom Brosch, Maik Morgenstern: Runtime Packers: The Hidden Problem?

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2005

CAST Forum, Darmstadt, Germany.

Andreas Marx: Test von Anti-Virus-Software. 

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Heise Security Conference, Hamburg, Duesseldorf, Munich, Germany.

Andreas Marx: Viren, Würmer und Trojaner.

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Virus Bulletin Conference, Dublin, Ireland.

Maik Morgenstern, Andreas Marx, Mary Landesman: Insecurity in security software. 

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Virus Bulletin Magazine.

Andreas Marx: The false positive disaster: Anti-Virus vs Winrar & Co. 

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2004

AVAR Conference, Tokyo, Japan.

Randy Abrams, Andreas Marx, Mary Landesman: Scripting AntiVirus Signature File Updates and Testing.

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Virus Bulletin Conference, Chicago, USA.

Andreas Marx: Antivirus outbreak response testing and impact. 

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Virus Bulletin Magazine.

Andreas Marx: Outbreak Response Times: Putting AV To The Test. 

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Virus Bulletin Magazine.

Andreas Marx: Rescue Me 2: Disinfection With Bootable Rescue Media.

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2003

SeSAM Workshop, Magdeburg, Germany

Marc Schneider: Anti-Viren-Software als integraler Bestandteil einer IT-Security-Strategie.

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Virus Bulletin Magazine.

Andreas Marx: Antivirus vs Antivirus: False Positives in AV Software. 

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Virus Bulletin Magazine.

Andreas Marx, Mark Ackermans: Malformed Email Project - Part 2. 

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Virus Bulletin Magazine.

Andreas Marx, Mark Ackermans: The Sober Effect: Disinfection Disasters. 

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Otto-von-Guericke-Universität Magdeburg. Fakultät für Technische und Betriebliche Informationssysteme.

Andreas Marx, Claus Rautenstrauch: Systematisches Testen von Anti-Viren-Software. 

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2002

Virus Bulletin Magazine.

Andreas Marx: Trouble Makers. 

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Virus Bulletin Magazine.

Andreas Marx: Test Lab Installation. 

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Virus Bulletin Magazine.

Andreas Marx: eXPect the uneXPected.

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Virus Bulletin Magazine.

Andreas Marx: Rescue Me: Updating Anti-Virus Rescue Systems.

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Virus Bulletin Magazine.

Andreas Marx: Malformed Email Project.  

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Virus Bulletin Magazine.

Andreas Marx: (Porn) Dialers - Another Class of Malware? 

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Virus Bulletin Conference, New Orleans, USA:

Andreas Marx: Retrospective testing - how good heuristics really work. 

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2001

Virus Bulletin Conference, Prag, Czech Republic.

Andreas Marx: Automatic QA and distribution of AV updates. 

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Virus Bulletin Magazine.

Andreas Marx: The Usual Suspects - Part 3.

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Virus Bulletin Magazine.

Andreas Marx: The Usual Suspects - Part 2. 

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2000

EICAR Conference, Brussels, Belgium.

Andreas Marx: A Guideline to Anti-Malware-Software testing.

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Virus Bulletin Magazine.

Andreas Marx: The Usual Suspects - Part 1.

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1999

VG Conference, Wiesbaden, Germany.

Andreas Marx: Wie testet man Anti-Viren-Software? (only available in German).

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1997

VG Conference, Wiesbaden, Germany.

Andreas Marx: Die Geschichte der Computerviren (only available in German).

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