Worm.P2P.Palevo is a worm that usually spreads by making itself look like a .JPG (image) file. Upon opening the file, the worm is executed and it creates 4 hidden files inside the windows folder. The worm also modifies registry keys to bypass various firewall settings. The worm connects to a server and then, it can execute commands originating from the server on the infected system. It can also attach itself to system processes and can be hard to find & remove. Slower systems with various other malware downloaded on the system along with missing or damaged files are possible symptoms of this malware.It is propagated by unsecured networks and removable drives. It causes harm to not only the software but also the hardware of the system.