Short bio

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


Malwarebytes protects users from Trojan.ProxyAgent by using real-time protection.

block Trojan.ProxyAgent

Malwarebytes blocks Trojan.ProxyAgent

Home remediation

Malwarebytes can detect and remove Trojan.ProxyAgent without further user interaction.

  1. Please download Malwarebytes to your desktop.
  2. Double-click MBSetup.exe and follow the prompts to install the program.
  3. When your Malwarebytes for Windows installation 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 Quarantine to 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 beta should 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.

endpoint menu Nebula endpoint tasks menu

Choose the Scan + Quarantine option. Afterwards you can check the Detections page to see which threats were found.

Nebula detections

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

Nebula Quarantaine

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