Chinese Hackers Have Sense of Humor

I got a fake “your email box is full” message from my “Email Administrator.”


I know this is fake, because we have our own email service and I am the administrator.   One of the things I like to do is hover (DO NOT CLICK ON LINK) over the link to discover the actual destination of the link.

In this case the URL was  Got love the address – “social engineering for you.”  The cn at the end means this is a Chinese domain.  These sorts of exploits are common and becoming tedious, but I gotta love the humor in this one.


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