QR codes can eat your lunch, FBI warns

Written by Joe Warminsky Jan 18, 2022 | CYBERSCOOP QR codes are among the few “winners” of the coronavirus pandemic, the joke goes, because restaurants and other businesses have deployed…

Regulator: Venues Must Protect User Privacy During #COVID19 Checks

Regulator: Venues Must Protect User Privacy During #COVID19 Checks The UK’s privacy watchdog has released new advice for venue owners and large event organizers on ensuring COVID-19 checks comply with…

Hackers Use QR Codes to Steal Banking Credentials in Recent Phishing Attempts

Over the last few weeks, a new phishing operation focusing on e-banking users from Germany has been in progress, using QR codes during the credential-stealing operation. As explained by BleepingComputer,…

Iranian Cybercriminals on the Lookout for Data Stolen from US Companies, FBI Says

Earlier this week, the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) issued a warning for private business partners about an Iranian cybercriminal’s attempt to purchase stolen data belonging to the US and…

EU’s Green Pass Vaccination ID Private Key Leaked

The private key used to sign the vaccine passports was leaked and is being passed around to create fake passes for the likes of Mickey Mouse and Adolf Hitler. As…

These phishing emails use QR codes to bypass defences and steal Microsoft 365 usernames and passwords

Cyber criminals are sending out phishing emails containing QR codes in a campaign designed to harvest login credentials for Microsoft 365 cloud applications. Usernames and passwords for enterprise cloud services like Microsoft…

Scammers are emailing waves of unsolicited QR codes, aiming to steal Microsoft users' passwords

Written by AJ Vicens Oct 26, 2021 | CYBERSCOOP Email fraudsters are seizing on the attention around the quick response codes that have become more common in restaurants and stories,…