Fraud preventing QR codes added to South African Qualification Certificates

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A private higher education institution in the country has chosen to make its certifications more easily verifiable. The Independent Institution of Education (IIE), a private higher education school in South Africa, has become the first in the country to add QR codes to its qualification certificates in order to make it possible to electronically verify that they are legitimate. The idea is to make it possible to know the difference between the real certificates and fraudulent ones. The QR codes are central to an innovative new electronic verification system that…

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