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PE_PARITE.A (Trend), W32.Pinfi (Symantec), W32/Parite-B (Sophos), W32/Parite.B (F-Prot), W32/Parite.B (Panda), W32/Pate.a, W32/Pate.b.dll, W32/Pate.b.tmp, Win32.Parite.b (AVP), Win32.Pinfi.A (CA)
Spreads over shared network resources.
The worm inserts an UPX packed executable file in the user's directory and opens it.
This is a DLL 176,128 Bytes file with a random name and .TMP extension.
This file infects EXPLORER.EXE program, thus the virus being saved in memory.
W32/Partie.B attaches PE EXE and SCR files in Windows directory and in its subdirectories. It does not keep its original size.
The worm makes the following registry entry: HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\ CurrentVersion\Explorer\PINF
Some applications can not be restored after affected by the virus.
Description inserted by Crony Walker on Tuesday, June 15, 2004