Malware.redkit malware is malware with encoded Javascript that creates a Redkit Exploit kit. The Redkit Exploit kit is a web browser exploit that most commonly uses vulnerabilities found in Flash, Java, or Adobe PDF files. The Redkit Exploit kit exploits the browser using a program like Java to insert the malicious code on any computer that visits a particular website that has the malware.redkit.

Malware.redkit malware most often affects sites that run outdated CMS (content management systems) such as WordPress and Joomla.

Malware.redkit malware uses the .htaccess file on a web server or a website’s PHP or JS code to insert the malicious code.