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Windows 7: Watch Out for Booby Trapped QR Codes, AVG Says

25 Jan 2012   #1
Brink
Microsoft MVP

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Watch Out for Booby Trapped QR Codes, AVG Says

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Before you go around scanning QR codes with your mobile device willy-nilly, you should read through AVG's threat report for Q4 2011. In it AVG provides insight and analysis on trending security threats, and highlights in this latest installment include risks of QR codes, stolen digital certificates bypassing security on mobile phones, and the persistence of rootkits.

According to AVG, the growing popularity of QR codes is attracting the attention of malware writers looking for quick and easy targets
Read more at:
Maximum PC | Watch Out for Booby Trapped QR Codes, AVG Says


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25 Jan 2012   #2
Colonel Travis

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Thanks for this.
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