Daily Archives: May 21, 2021


AWS EC2 instance used up CPU 100% – Malware kdevtmpfsi

Shortly after setting up my Elastic Beanstalk Environment , running WordPress application, I noticed that my beanstalk environment was reporting degraded instances 100% CPU utilization. I setup some monitoring using cloudWatch on the EC2 instance concerned and sure enough, after some hours after the instance had started I was getting 100% CPU utilization on the webapp user process