Are QR codes on boarding passes a personal data security risk?

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Recent reports have been indicating that hackers could gain a great deal of information through these quick response codes. Many travelers have been enjoying the ease and efficiency associated with the use of QR codes that are either printed on boarding passes or that are displayed on smartphone or tablet screens in order to use those devices as digital versions of the passes. However, reports are starting to show that they might not provide the level of security that people believe. The issue isn’t in the use of the QR…

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