The following instructions have been created to help you to get rid of "Virtumonde.mhg" manually.
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Threat Details:

  • malware

Virtumonde.mhg consists of Virtumonde variants that load themselves into the Winlogon to get started on system log on. They also run as browser helper objects to take control of the users internet surfing. Virtumonde variants usually promote or install fake security software, they also install pop up advertising and other malware.
Removal Instructions:


Important: There are more files that cannot be safely described in simple words. Please use Spybot-S&D to remove them.

Final Words:

If neither Spybot-S&D nor self help did resolve the issue or you would prefer one on one help,
  1. Please read these instructions before requesting assistance,
  2. Then start your own thread in the Malware Removal Forum where a volunteer analyst will advise you as soon as available.