Recipients of the fake Intuit Payroll Services email below are asked to delete it because it has a link to a malicious Microsoft Word document. Any attempts to open the malicious Microsoft Word document will download a virus, spyware or ransomware on the victims' computers. The fake email is being sent by cybercriminals.
The "Intuit Payroll Services Direct Deposit" Malicious Email
From: Urgentpayrollissue@intuit.com <Urgentpayrollissue@intuit.com>
Sent: Tuesday, March 12, 2019 5:05 PM
Subject: Action Required: Your bank returned the Direct Deposit Service debit
Direct Deposit Service Communication
This message is in reference to
Your bank returned the Direct Deposit Service debit for the payroll dated March 4, 2019 in the amount of $8502.46 due to Insufficient Funds.
Automatic Redebit on March 13, 2019 $8502.46 + $100.00 Intuit Handling Fee
Intuit will automatically attempt to redebit your company bank account for the above amount on March 13, 2019. All of your services will remain suspended until March 15, 2019, assuming the funds are successfully collected.
Please follow instructions to resolve this issue.
We appreciate your business and prompt action in resojlving this matter.
SBD Risk Management
Intuit Payroll Services
Online users who have open the malicious Microsoft Word document are asked to scan their computers with the antivirus software installed them.