That square QR barcode on the poster? Check it’s not a sticker

That square QR barcode on the poster? Check it’s not a sticker

A pretty ingenius, but evil hack:  make your own QR codes, print them out on sticker paper, then slap them on a well-known company/movie/band/product poster or billboard. Point them at an exploitive website and you’ve got yourself a bunch of trusting visitors on mobile phones.

Kinda scary, really.

About Will Chatham

Will Chatham is the Security Assessment Engineer for Arbor Networks. Since Netscape 2.0, he has worked in a wide array of environments including non-profit, corporate, small business, and government. He started as a web developer, moved into Linux system administration, and ultimately found his place as a security professional. Having most recently conquered the OSCP certification, Will continues to hack his way into various things in an effort to make them more secure.
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