Bitcoin theft via aired QR codes
A news reporter for Bloomberg, after doing a piece about Bitcoin, gave his co-hosts gift vouchers in the popular cryptocurrency. The mistake was revealing the QR codes which contain enough information for the bitcoins to be taken – comparable to waving your bank account details around.
QR codes, enabling information to be snapped easily, even if it is the contents of your digital wallet.
A great collection of the DO NOTs of QR code use. WTF QR Codes.
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