How do I remove virtumonde.sci?

Spybot shows virtumonde.sci while running its check of system.  What is virtumonde.sci?  Is it harmful?  How do I remove same?
 

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Last updated July 4, 2019 Views 7,862 Applies to:
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You have posted to a forum for users of Microsoft Security Essentials.

Are you running Microsoft Security Essentials?

If so:

Start here - https://support.microsoftsecurityessentials.com/ and select the link that says - I think my computer is infected. Options will vary by region, but phone support leads you to Microsoft Answer Desk (http://www.answerdesk.com/) in the US at this time. After an initial free consultation, a fee will be charged for assistance, based on the details of the case.

If not:

Start here:  https://consumersecuritysupport.microsoft.com/ (which will also lead to the paid support options if you are in the US)

In other regions not served by the link above, go here:  http://Support.microsoft.com/security and go to the “assisted support” or contact us menu.

You might also try

This web site - http://www.bleepingcomputer.com - contains details for many of the common infections, often immediately after they began to appear in the wild, and instructions are provided for how to remove the infections using their malware removal guides. They also have forums where you can seek help from people who specialize in malware removal.

These are other free programs that may help:

 

Malwarebytes Free, Superantispyware Free, Eset Online Scanner, TDSS Killer.

 

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