Posted: April 22, 2011
The Electronic Payment Association known as NACHA, has received numerous reports that individuals and/or companies are receiving fraudulent emails that have the appearance of being sent from NACHA. Specifically, the email states “ACH transaction has been rejected”.
NACHA does not send communications to persons or organizations about individual ACH transactions that they originate or receive
Be aware that phishing emails frequently have attachments and/or links to Web pages that host malicious code and software. Do not open attachments or follow Web links in unsolicited emails from unknown parties or from parties with whom you do not normally communicate, or that appear to be known but are suspicious or otherwise unusual.
If malicious code is detected or suspected on a computer, consult with a computer security or anti-virus specialist to remove malicious code or re-install a clean image of the computer system.
Always use anti-virus software and ensure that the virus signatures are automatically updated.
Ensure that the computer operating systems and common software application security patches are installed and current.