Baba Yaga, a complex, new malware that eats other malware

 

The Defiant team (Wordfence) have discovered a new malware that, interestingly, removes other malware.

This is done, apparently, to keep the host server alive to allow it to continue to spew spam and other malicious activities.

Learn more about Baba Yaga at the Wordfence blog: https://www.wordfence.com/blog/2018/06/babayaga-wordpress-malware/