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Fraudulent Emails Appearing to Come from ADP with Subject Line: ALERT! From ADP: 2014 Anti-Fraud Secure Update

Most Recently Reported: August 22, 2014
Date Initially Reported: July 10, 2013

Issue Overview
There have been reports regarding fraudulent emails that appear to be sent from ADP which may have various subject lines including “ALERT! From ADP: 2014 Anti-Fraud Secure Update”. These emails indicate that it contains a security update for the user’s computer and includes an attachment.

These emails do not originate from ADP and our analysis has revealed that they do contain a malicious attachment. 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):
ALERT! From ADP: 2014 Anti-Fraud Secure Update

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.
  • Please forward the email, as an attachment to abuse@adp.com
  • If you clicked any link or opened an attachment in the email, immediately contact your IT support team for further action.

Additional Information
For more information about how ADP protects our clients, please visit the ADP Trust Center at www.adp.com/trust which provides the latest security alerts, phishing information, and security resources and best practices. Protecting ADP clients and their data from malicious activity has been, and always will be, a top priority for ADP.

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