Saturday, March 29, 2014

Excellent phishing spam: Rakas sähköpostin käyttäjä

The other day, I got an email with the subject line "Rakas sähköpostin käyttäjä."

I figured it must be an excellent spam specimen, but did not know what it said or which language it was written in, so I popped it into Google Translate:

It turned out to be in Finnish. Next I checked the email source and this is what I found:

I shared this with my class -- it's a funny example that makes the point that you should be careful what you click on.