domingo, 23 de octubre de 2011

Are QR Codes a Real Security Risk For Smartphone Owners

Just as the use of QR codes slowly creeps toward mainstream adoption in the United States, someone has found a way to exploit them.

But how serious is the threat? Some owners of Android-powered smartphones in Russia were surprised recently when they tried to download an ICQ chat app by scanning a 2D barcode. What they got instead was an unusually large phone bill after their phone sent a series of SMS messages to a premium texting service, which


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