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Alert level: High Detected with Windows Defender Antivirus
Also detected as: W32/Pinfi (Symantec) W32/Pate (McAfee) PE_PARITE (Trend Micro) Win32.Parite (Kaspersky)
To subkey: HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer
This value contains the full path to the dropped DLL. Win32/Parite may check for this registry entry to determine whether the virus is already running on the computer.
Take the following steps to help prevent infection on your computer:
Enable a firewall on your computer.
Get the latest computer updates for all your installed software.
Use up-to-date antivirus software.
Limit user privileges on the computer.
Use caution when opening attachments and accepting file transfers.
Use caution when clicking on links to Web pages.
Avoid downloading pirated software.
Protect yourself against social engineering attacks.
Use strong passwords.
Enable a firewall on your computer
Get the latest computer updates
Use up-to-date antivirus software
Limit user privileges on the computer
Use caution when opening attachments and accepting file transfers
Use caution when clicking on links to Web pages
Avoid downloading pirated software
Protect yourself from social engineering attacks
Use strong passwords
- Presence of value: PINF
in subkey: HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer