Short trip report from AVAR 2012 in Hangzhou, China
AVAR Conference is organized by the Association of anti Virus Asia Researchers (AVAR – http://www.aavar.org) every year in a different city in Asia region. This year the conference was held in Hangzhou, China. We sent two proposals for a presentation. And both of them were accepted – “Injecting custom payload into signed Windows executables” by Igor Glucksmann (AVAST) and “Your Every Click Counts (But All the Money Goes to Me)” by Lukas Hasik & Jan Sirmer. We spent a week in China at this conference at the beginning of November. Let me share a few photos and comments with you.
We reserved a little bit of time to recover from the jet-lag after more than 11 hours on plane to Shanghai. So we had some time to discover a bit of China.
Hangzhou is a very nice city, or at least I really enjoyed the West Lake. And there is no better way to enjoy it more (in China) than on a bike, of course.
Every presentation requires a lot of energy and concentration – it’s almost as challenging as climbing the Great Wall. However there are simpler ways to succeed – you can always visit a Buddhist temple.
A few shots from the conference itself…
After the conference we finally enjoyed the China as tourists before the long flight back to Prague.
After the intensive days we sometimes felt as tired as the panda in the Beijing Zoo.