Now I know how he felt. Folks, I am a victim of Red China.
Let me explain.
The first thing I do every weekday morning is reach for my phone off my nightstand and check my email.
Last Friday, I picked up my phone and found it would not load my personal Gmail account.
After a few moments, I found this weird email from my personal account in my work inbox. Its subject line was “hi,” and it read like this:
I have a good information to share with you.
A while ago,a trading company attractive to me,
the price is very competitive advantage, so I bought some products.
It is very exciting,very pleased when I got and saw my goods.
I think you can go to see: << www.famous-elec.com >>
you’ll save more money in there.
Obviously, I’d been hacked. I let Google know, and within 15 minutes I was back in control of my account (with a new password). But I still had a mystery on my hands: who had hacked in my account and how?
Today the mystery was solved.
China got me.
In my inbox this afternoon, I found a bright red warning from Google blazed across the top of my inbox. It read, “We believe your account was recently accessed from: China.”
This is what your inbox looks like when you’ve been hacked by China:
Here’s what happens when you click “Show details and preference”:
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