Security pros get caught out by QR codes

Winder, Davey
January 2013
PC Pro;Jan2013, Issue 219, p091
The author discusses issues concerning computer security and social networking in Great Britain. He discusses the hidden security threats posed by QR codes, which are giant barcodes used for marketing. He also explains how even information-technology (IT) professionals get scammed on the social network site Facebook. He also explores factory-fitted malware, social network site Myspace and data protection responsibilities of a business when using cloud services.


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