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Malware Suggestions.

Malware on your account that you did not put there is indicative that an attacker has found and exploited a vulnerability in a script on your account. The server has not been compromised, just your account on the server. This happens due to non secure code or outdated installs of Php/MySQL based scripts such as Wordpress, or Joomla. Here are a few sites to assist in securing your code: If you do not find these useful, you can run a Google.com search for code security, PHP security or HTML security.
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