Many organizations are concerned about QR code phishing or quishing because it can bypass existing security measures, making recipient awareness the key to protection. Steve Jeffery spoke to Cyber Security Intelligence about the threats of quishing and how to prevent them.
Originally published in Cyber Security Intelligence.
“Quishing is merely an extension of phishing attacks. Instead of a hyperlink to a fraudulent or malicious website, the attacker uses a QR code to deliver the URL. Since most email security systems are not reading the contents of the QR codes, it is difficult to prevent the ingress of these messages, hence the rise in the prevalence of this type of attack.”
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