“Ransomware is attractive to attackers because it does not have to be hidden like other malware varieties. Malware is often designed to evade detection, but ransomware is designed to be detected.” Abhijit Mohanta – Security Researcher at Uptycs
Abhijit Mohanta is the author of Malware Analysis and Detection Engineering, published by Apress, and Preventing Ransomware, published by Packt Publishing. He has worked in the security industry for more than 13 years.
He is passionate about mentoring professionals in specialized areas of cybersecurity, including malware analysis, reverse-engineering, intrusion analysis, digital forensics and memory forensics.
He has more than 13 years of experience in the antimalware field. Mohanta has worked in antimalware research labs at Uptycs, Symantec, McAfee and Juniper Networks.
He has experience in reverse-engineering, malware analysis, and detection engine development and is a book reviewer for Packt Publishing. He holds multiple patents in the field of malware analysis and detection and gives talks at various security conferences and webinars