New PlugX Sample Uses Sneaky Methods, can Impact Air-gapped Systems

09 February 2023
A new strain of the PlugX malware was found, which can hide malicious files on detachable USB drives and infect the Windows hosts they are connected to. The technique is stealthy and can impact air-gapped systems. Organizations are suggested to have in-depth and multi-layered security defense to protect all end-points.