QR code phishing or quishing attacks keep rising. Steve Jeffery spoke to TechNewsWorld about how threat actors use QR codes to bypass existing security systems.
Originally published in TechNewsWorld.
“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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