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Bajrang Mane

About Bajrang Mane

Bajrang Mane is leading the Threat Analysis, Incident response, and Automation teams in Quick Heal Security Labs. Having spent 13 years in the IT security industry, he has worked on various aspects of malware analysis and its detection.

Quick Heal detects banking Trojans imitating popular social media and banking apps in India

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 June 5, 2018

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Quick Heal Security Labs has spotted two banking Trojan malware. These malware imitate some popular social and banking apps. While doing so, they gain access to some security permissions on the infected device which allow them to steal the user’s banking credentials. The malware are able to do this by...

An analysis of the Dharma ransomware outbreak by Quick Heal Security Labs

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 May 2, 2018

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On April 25, 2018, Quick Heal Security Labs issued an advisory on a new ransomware outbreak. We are observing a sudden spike of Dharma Ransomware. Even though Dharma ransomware is old, we observed its new variant which is encrypting files and appending the “.arrow” extension to it. Previously the encrypted...

Beware! A new .Net Ransomware is encrypting files with .Lime

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 March 6, 2018

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Cases of the “Lime ransomware” have been recently reported to Quick Heal Security Labs. Our research team has analyzed these cases deeply and found some useful information. This post shares this information to help users stay safe from ransomware attacks. ‘Lime’ is a newly discovered .net ransomware; it is also...

Beware of fake cryptocurrency mining apps – a report by Quick Heal Security Labs

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 January 18, 2018

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Cryptocurrency has become a famous and valuable digital asset. One of the ways to earn cryptocurrencies is to mine them. New coins are generated and brought into the market through the process of mining. Mining of cryptocurrency is a resource-intensive task but mining them on mobile devices is still a...

Android banking Trojan targets more than 232 apps including apps offered by Indian banks

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 January 3, 2018

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Quick Heal Security Labs detected an Android Banking Trojan that targets more than 232 banking apps including those offered by Indian banks. The malware is known as Android.banker.A2f8a (Previously detected as Android.banker.A9480). Like most other Android banking malware, even this one is designed for stealing login credentials, hijacking SMSs, uploading contact...

Android ransomware demands iTunes gift cards as a ransom – an analysis by Quick Heal Security Labs

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 December 12, 2017

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Typically, a ransomware will demand money or cryptocurrency after it has locked down your computer or phone or encrypted its data. But, Quick Heal Security Labs has spotted an Android ransomware that demands iTunes gift cards after it locks down the infected device. These gift cards can be sold on...

IcedID – a new sophisticated banking Trojan: a technical analysis by Quick Heal Security Labs

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 November 29, 2017

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IcedID is a new player in the banking Trojan family. It has a modular architecture and capable of stealing banking credentials of the user by performing a man-in-the-middle attack (MITM). IcedID sets up a local proxy and redirects all Internet traffic through it. Additionally, it can download and execute components...

Worm.Gamarue – What it is and How does it Evolve?

 August 5, 2013

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Another popular malware whose mode of transport is removable drives, is known as worm.gamarue. This malware is also designed to communicate with a remote server to report its infection and download arbitrary files. These downloaded files are detected as Worm.Gamarue.B by Quick Heal. Primary Analysis: When USB drive shortcut is...

They come, they hide, and they mess up – Android.Obad and Android.Fakedefender

 July 24, 2013

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It looks like malware writers are leaving no stone unturned to target the Android platform. They are exploring every opportunity to do so; one such opportunity recently popped up in the form of two malwares viz. Android.Obad and Android.Fakedefender. Know what these malware are and how they work, from the...

Top 10 Malware Families of 2011

 December 31, 2011

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Today is the last day of the year and the right time to list out the top 10 Malwares of this year. The list below is based on our report which is generated from the automated feedback that we collect from Quick Heal installations across India. Top 10 Malware Families...