25 Jan 2012
64-bit Windows 7 Ultimate SP1 & Windows 8 Enterprise
Watch Out for Booby Trapped QR Codes, AVG Says
Read more at: Maximum PC | Watch Out for Booby Trapped QR Codes, AVG Says
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
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