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Trojan.ProxyAgent is Malwarebytes’ generic detection name for Trojansthat listen on a local port and act as a proxy.


block Trojan.ProxyAgent

Malwarebytes blocks Trojan.ProxyAgent

Home remediation

Malwarebytes can detect and remove Trojan.ProxyAgent 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 startedbutton.
  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.

Sometimes the presence of Trojan.ProxyAgent indicates the presence of a rootkit that actively blocks Malwarebytes from running. If you notice this is the case, Malwarebytes Anti-Rootkit betashould help.

Business remediation

How to remove Trojan.ProxyAgent with the Malwarebytes Nebula console

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

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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