QR Code Fraud

What are QR Code Frauds ?

QR Code Fraud

QR Code Fraud is a scam which can be take place in any kind of digital platforms and others, it mostly happens in a online sales of purchase of a product and selling of a item.

The fraudsters get in contact with the buyers and convinces them in a way they are very much interested in wanted that product and forces to share QR-Code to pay an advance.

They creates a QR-Code and shares it with the victim through WhatsApp, Fb, Instagram, Twitter and other Apps.

QR Code Frauds

Fraudsters share specially generated QR Code to your WhatsApp and asks you to scan the code to get money to your seller account, but it is totally fake and the fraudsters also creates fake websites and offers deals to attract buyers and accepts payments through QR-Code.

Attackers can create a various URL containing custom malwares in to QR-Codes and takes data from your mobile devices when you scans a QR-Code , The attackers can disclose you personal and financial information too.

Does scanning QR Code lead to hack

The scanning of QR Code cannot be hacked, but it is possible to replace QR-Code of your details with others which can lead to missuses of all kind of malicious contents.

mostly QR-Code scanning does not lead to hacking but thieves are creating fraud QR-Codes and they just print QR-Codes of their URL and pastes them on the real ones and they makes you to scan that fraud codes.

So, they can get your credit card information and even your all information present in phone. You need to be care full and check while scanning a QR-Code.

Purposes of QR Code

The purposes of QR-Code is to provide easy access to online information through digital camera on a smart phone and even to make payments easily through contact less transactions.

The QR-Code lasts up to 4296 characters makes them to viable tool for various purposes of industries.

It can be used for online management, mobile marketing, product packaging, contact tracing and even print advertising.

QR Code

The technology behind the QR-Code that opens your app to a specific payments and its links are designed for marketers and agencies to allow you to easily create QR-Code to any mobile apps.

Summary

QR Code Fraud is a scam which can be take place in any kind of digital platforms and others, it mostly happens in a online sales of purchase of a product and selling of a item. The fraudsters get in contact with the buyers and convinces them in a way they are very much interested in wanted that product and forces to share code to pay an advance.

QR Code Frauds

They creates a code and shares it with the victim through WhatsApp, Fb, Instagram, Twitter and other Apps. Fraudsters share specially generated code to your WhatsApp and asks you to scan the code to get money to your seller account, but it is totally fake and the fraudsters also creates fake websites and offers deals to attract buyers and accepts payments through codes. Attackers can create a various URL containing custom malwares in to codes and takes data from your mobile devices when you scans a code , The attackers can disclose you personal and financial information too.

 

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