Notepad++ Plugin Compromised to Inject Malicious Code

Threat Level – Amber | Vulnerability Report
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By tampering with a widely used Notepad++ plugin, hackers have injected malicious code that compromises users’ systems. This attack targeted the “MIME Tools” plugin, a commonly utilized component within Notepad++. The attackers included the malicious MIMETools.dll file in the installation package of a particular version of Notepad++, disguising it as a legitimate package file to deceive users.

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