Worm.Parite

Short bio

Worm.Parite is a polymorphic file infector. It is capable of infecting all executable files on local and shared network drives.

Protection

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Remediation

Any infected machine should be taken out of the network immediately. If possible, a backup of important, non-executable files should be made.

Malwarebytes can detect and remove Worm.Parite without further user interaction.

  1. Please download Malwarebytes to your desktop.
  2. Double-click mb3-setup-consumer-{version}.exe and follow the prompts to install the program.
  3. Then click Finish.
  4. Once the program has fully updated, select Scan Now on the Dashboard. Or select the Threat Scan from the Scan menu.
  5. If another update of the definitions is available, it will be implemented before the rest of the scanning procedure.
  6. When the scan is complete, make sure that all Threats are selected, and click Remove Selected.
  7. Restart your computer when prompted to do so.

Malwarebytes can remove infected files, but it can not repair them. The infected system should be reformatted and any network drives it is connected to should be scanned else infected files can be copied to or used by other systems that have access to these drives.

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