PlugRAT Trojan disguises itself as a Microsoft debugger to sneak past your antivirus

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Hackers have been observed disguising the PlugRAT remote access Trojan as a Microsoft debugger to slip past antivirus solutions and compromise targeted endpoints.

Trend Micro cybersecurity experts recently spotted an unknown threat actor using x64dbg to deliver the trojan. x64dbg is an open-source debugging tool, reportedly quite popular in the developer community. It is typically used to examine kernel-mode and user-mode code, crash dumps, or CPU registers.

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