25 Mar 2012

QR Codes- Be Careful of Scammers!!

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QR bar codes [Quick Response] are now being used by scammers in a variety of ways.

These are those patch’s you see that look like square checkerboards and appear in ads and on websites among other places. They can be accessed by anyone who has a smartphone camera.
Scammers are taking a good thing and making it bad by creating these QR codes that steal information or send text messages prompting you to call a number that can put charges on an account of yours.
Fake QR codes are also being put on over legitimate QR Codes and like many cheaters in the world, they are really good at it.
Keep a close I on anything that is meant for good, someone will try to use it for harm, an unfortunate part of life.

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