is a name given to malware detected by our automated system. This type of malware contacts any of a number of public web servers that then reply with the IP
address of the computer that contacted them.
Often malware with this detection name is spying malware that is interested in your IP address as an additional piece of information that it may then use for any number of malicious purposes.
Analysis by Chris Stubbs
What to do now
To detect and remove this threat and other malicious software that may be installed on your computer, run a full-system scan with an appropriate, up-to-date, security solution. The following Microsoft products detect and remove this threat:
This threat is detected by the Microsoft antivirus engine. Technical details are not currently available.
There are no common symptoms associated with this threat. Alert notifications from installed antivirus software may be the only symptoms.