Notepad++ Plugins Allow Attackers to Infiltrate Systems, Achieve Persistence


According to recent study from security firm Cybereason, threat actors may employ Notepad++ plugins to get around security safeguards and maintain persistence on their victim PC.

The business stated in an advisory on Wednesday that a security researcher going by the moniker of RastaMouse was able to demonstrate how to construct a malicious plugin that can be used as a persistence mechanism using the Notepad++ Plugin Pack, an open-source project. Read More…