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TrojanSpy:Win32/Malintent 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 IPaddress 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:

The summary tab has all the available details for this threat.


There are no common symptoms associated with this threat. Alert notifications from installed antivirus software may be the only symptoms.


Alert level: Severe
First detected by definition: 1.95.3662.0
Latest detected by definition: 1.175.1443.0 and higher
First detected on: Jan 11, 2011
This entry was first published on: Jan 11, 2011
This entry was updated on: Mar 15, 2013

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No known aliases