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An email containing a virus with spoof details about where it is coming from contains a virus and is pretending to come from the UsingEnglish support team. It encourages you to open the attachment to protect your computer; do not open it. It contains a virus and it does not come from us.
Title: Returned mail: Data format error
If you get any email with this title claining to come from us, please delete it without opening.
The following is the text of the email:
Dear user of usingenglish.com, Mail server administrator of usingenglish.com would like to let you know the following:
Your account has been used to send a large amount of unsolicited commercial email during this week. Obviously, your computer was compromised and now runs a hidden proxy server.
Please follow the instructions in order to keep your computer safe.
usingenglish.com user support team.
This email does not come from UsingEnglish.com. It is a virus that is faking details to get people to open the attachment. If you get any such email, please delete it.