Un petit rappel, méfiez-vous des codes QR!

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Voici un rappel que les code QR ne sont pas anodins

Comme mentionné dans l’article ci-dessosus, les codes QR sont de plus en plus populaires et utilisés, selon une étude sur le sentiment des consommateurs réalisée par MobileIron. Soixante-quatre pour cent des personnes interrogées ont déclaré qu’un code QR leur facilite la vie dans un monde sans contact – malgré le fait que la majorité des gens n’ont pas de sécurité sur leurs appareils mobiles, avec 51 % des personnes interrogées déclarant qu’elles n’ont pas ou ne savent pas si elles ont un logiciel de sécurité installé sur leurs appareils mobiles.

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source MIT (https://analyticsindiamag.com/25-years-of-qr-codes-a-look-at-vulnerabilities-of-this-popular-payment-method/ )

Most people ignore QR code security concerns – Help Net Security

QR codes are rising in popularity and use, according to a consumer sentiment study by MobileIron. Sixty-four percent of respondents stated that a QR code makes life easier in a touchless world – despite a majority of people lacking security on their mobile devices, with 51% of respondents stating they do not have or do not know if they have security software installed on their mobile devices.

Security Attacks via Malicious QR Codes – Infosec Resources

With the increasing use of smartphones, QR codes are becoming popular. Recently, WhatsApp launched its web version, which needs QR code scanning to access the web version of WhatsApp. So, many people now know what QR code is, but still more are unaware.

Beware the square: how to spot malicious QR codes

Have you ever wondered about those little digi-squares staring back at you from the corners of posters, magazine articles, cereal boxes and countless other products? They’re called QR codes – short for “Quick Response” – and they were originally developed back in the mid-nineties for use in the Japanese auto-making industry as a quick, machine-readable way to store information about a particular item, whether for production, inventory or eventual sale.

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