The Growing Menace of QR Code Scams — and How to Stay Safe

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The Growing Menace of QR Code Scams — and How to Stay Safe (Maria)

The author writes, “If you haven’t been living under a rock over the past 24 months, the chances are that you would have scanned a QR code. … In fact, there are several websites that allow users to create their own QR codes. Even WhatsApp creates one for you on the fly to make it easier to connect to your account via the browser. This is both a tremendous opportunity as well as a raging problem that could be the harbinger of future scams. Now, it turns out that cybercriminals too are watching…

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