PlugX Trojan Disguised as Legitimate Windows Debugger Tool in Latest Attacks


The PlugX remote access trojan has been seen posing as the open source Windows debugger programme x64dbg in an effort to sneak past security measures and take over a target system.

In a report published last week, Trend Micro researchers Buddy Tancio, Jed Valderama, and Catherine Loveria stated that the file in question is a legal open-source debugger tool for Windows that is typically used to look at kernel-mode and user-mode code, crash dumps, or CPU registers.

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