FBI alert: malicious QR codes stealing money

The FBI has issued a warning stating that hackers are using malicious QR codes to steal money and credentials.

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This week, Americans have been warned to watch out for maliciously crafted QR codes aimed at stealing credentials and financial information. The FBI posted this warning on their Internet Crime Complaint Center (IC3) last week. In the statement, the law enforcement agency said: “Cybercriminals are tampering with QR codes to redirect victims to malicious sites that steal login and financial information.”

Hackers are switching legitimate QR codes posted or advertised by businesses with their own, which redirect victims to carefully crafted spoof websites. Read more:https://bit.ly/3u2CsQV

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