QR codes

Another Window for Hackers: QR Codes {2}

by Joshua L
The article I read for this week talks about how susceptible smartphone users are that use QR code reader applications. QR codes are a relatively new technology and they are apparently really easy to make and modify. This poses a problem for mobile phone users because if they scan a code that a hacker designed and stuck over an existing code on an item, they can easily be sent to a url that is malicious. These codes are very useful but it seems as though they can create a serious issue if the design is not improved. If the technology becomes more universal and these issues are not handled now they can really do mass amounts of damage in the future. read more...

Wikipedia introduces QRpedia as a way to increase usage of QR technology {Comments Off on Wikipedia introduces QRpedia as a way to increase usage of QR technology}

by Boshi W
QR codes have recently been popular among smartphones to be used in many areas such as shopping centers to museums and even DMV. Although this technology has been around for nearly a decades, it was never really proven to be useful enough to adopt and switch. However, that much change soon as Wikipedia rolled out a language detector using QR codes to translate automatically to the language of choice by scanning QR codes anywhere in the world. read more...