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


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 Malwarebytesto your desktop.
  2. Double-click MBSetup.exeand follow the prompts to install the program.
  3. When your Malwarebytes for Windowsinstallation 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 Quarantineto 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 pageto see which threats were found.

Nebula detections

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

Nebula Quarantaine