Installing Quark-Engine


$ pip install -U quark-engine

Install from Source:

$ git clone
$ cd quark-engine/
$ pipenv install --skip-lock
$ pipenv shell

Run the help cmd of quark:

$ quark --help

Once you see the following msg, then you’re all set:

Usage: quark [OPTIONS]

Quark is an Obfuscation-Neglect Android Malware Scoring System

  -s, --summary                   Show summary report
  -d, --detail                    Show detail report
  -o, --output FILE               Output report in JSON
  -a, --apk FILE                  APK file  [required]
  -r, --rule PATH                 Rules directory  [default:

  -g, --graph                     Create call graph to call_graph_image directory

  -c, --classification            Show rules classification
  -t, --threshold [100|80|60|40|20]
                                  Set the confidence threshold
  -i, --list                      List the usage of Android native API with
                                  classes, methods and descriptors

  --help                          Show this message and exit.

To learn how to scan multiple samples in a directory, please have a look at Directory Scanning