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QR Code Security Issues

QR Code Security Issues

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Quick Response codes, or QR codes, are everywhere: posters, product labels, magazines, even fast food packaging, you name it. Functioning along the same principle as bar codes, scanning a QR Code with your smartphone’s camera (providing you have a code reader app) enables you to quickly and easily access a website. No more frantically writing down a website URL on a greasy napkin. QR Codes And Smart Phone Vulnerability Of course, whenever a new … Read entire article »

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Google’s augmented reality glasses have more to fear than just QR codes

Google’s augmented reality glasses have more to fear than just QR codes

Symantec claims QR codes are just the tip of the iceberg when it comes to hacking Glass Earlier this week, Lookout Media released a report suggesting that Google’s ambitious augmented reality glasses, called Glass, could be hacked using nothing more than simple QR codes. This particular vulnerability has since been rectified by Google with the help of Lookout Media, but QR codes are not the only thing that represents a risk to Glass. Leading security firm … Read entire article »

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Norton Labs launches new QR code scanner that can protect from malicious content

Norton Labs launches new QR code scanner that can protect from malicious content

QR codes have not only become popular amongst businesses, they have also become a very useful tool for hackers. The codes have piqued the interest of smart phone users in the U.S. for the last four years, becoming more popular with each successive year. Hackers have seen this rise in popularity as a great opportunity to get their hands on people‚Äôs sensitive information. Recently, QR codes linked to malicious content, such as malware, have been … Read entire article »

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