Short bio

Worm.Parite is Malwarebytes’ detection name for a polymorphic file infector that is capable of infecting all executable files on local and shared network drives.


Malwarebytes protects users from Worm.Parite by using real-time protection.

block Worm.Parite

Malwarebytes blocks Worm.Parite

Home 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 MBSetup.exe and follow the prompts to install the program.
  3. When your Malwarebytes for Windows installation completes, the program opens to the Welcome to Malwarebytes screen.
  4. Click on the Get started button.
  5. Click Scan to start a Threat Scan.
  6. Click Quarantine to remove the found threats.
  7. Reboot the system if prompted to complete the removal process.

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.

Business remediation

How to remove Worm.Parite with the Malwarebytes Nebula console

You can use the Malwarebytes Anti-Malware Nebula console to scan endpoints.

endpoint menu Nebula endpoint tasks menu

Choose the Scan + Quarantine option. Afterwards you can check the Detections page to see which threats were found.

Nebula detections

On the Quarantine page you can see which threats were quarantined and restore them if necessary.

Nebula Quarantaine

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