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QR Codes in the Time of Cybercrime

QR codes have been around for many years. While they were adopted for certain niche uses, they never did quite reach their full potential. However, in recent years, with lockdown and the drive to keep things at arms length, QR codes have become an efficient way to facilitate contactless communications, or the transfer of offers without physically handing over a coupon. As this has grown in popularity, more people have become familiar with how to generate their own QR codes and how to use them as virtual business cards, discount codes, links to videos and all sorts of other things. Read more to learn about the rise of QR code fraud, what to watch out for, and ways to protect yourself.

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