Quick Heal Security Labs

About Quick Heal Security Labs

Quick Heal Threat Research Labs provides detailed analysis of current malware trends, threats, vulnerabilities and recent cyber-attacks. The Labs’ reports help our security engineers develop solutions against viruses, spyware, hackers, spam & other forms of malware.

Cryptomix Ransomware has been active for the last one year and has come up with multiple variants. It spreads via exploit kits, malicious attachments, and malicious links spread across the Internet on hacked domains. Cryptomix Ransomware does not change the desktop background but encrypts files stored on the infected system...
Quick Heal Security Labs has observed the entry of a new BTCWare ransomware (first observed at the beginning of 2017) variant called ‘Aleta’. This ransomware is called so because it appends a “.aleta” extension to files it encrypts in an infected computer. Although BTCWare ransomware variants do not seem to...