Fraudulent Emails Appearing to Come from ADP with Subject Line: ADP Account Locked Out - Action required
Most Recently Reported:
October 23, 2015
Date Initially Reported:
May 15, 2015
ADP’s Global Security Organization has received numerous reports regarding fraudulent emails containing the subject line “ADP Account Locked Out - Action required.” These emails indicate that your ADP account has been locked due to too many login attempts and instruct the recipients to click on a link to reactivate their account.
These emails do not originate from ADP and our analysis has revealed that they may contain an attachment that may be malicious. ADP is addressing this issue diligently with our fraud prevention team and security vendors to identify and contain the source of these emails and will provide updated information as it becomes available.
Message Subject Lines (See attached PDF for more detail):
ADP Account Locked Out – Action required
How to Report an Incident
Please be on alert for this fraudulent email and follow the instructions below if you receive any new or related suspicious email.
- Do not click on any links or open any attachments within the message.
- Forward the email as an attachment to firstname.lastname@example.org.
- Delete the email.
- If you clicked any link or opened an attachment in the email, immediately contact your IT support team for further action.
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