Skyfail: UK government’s official job site advertises fake 007 position


Do you like traveling? Eliminating targets? The UK government’s official job site has the perfect opportunity waiting for you. The Secret Intelligence Service is currently looking for a Target Elimination Specialist, job code 007, “to remove people whose continued existence poses a risk to the effective conduct of public order.” Should you be successful in your application, there are a number of perks to the job, including an array of passports, watches, jet packs, mini-submarines, and a Walther PPK. In case you hadn’t figured it out for yourself, the job is unfortunately fake.

Although it’s obviously meant as a joke, the fact that a prankster managed to complete all the necessary steps to get the clearly fictitious job advertised by…

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