The New SlashNext Service Attempts to Stop Fraud Using QR Codes
Growing COVID-19-related QR code phishing assaults prompted SlashNext to launch the new QR Code Phishing Protection service.
It is billed as the first-ever solution providing multi-channel quishing protections, according to SiliconAngle.
QR code phishing sought to be combated by new SlashNext service
SlashNext claims that QR Code Phishing Protection is able to detect malicious intent in QR codes and associated communications in addition to providing credentials quishing security with its new QR code natural language processing classifier and computer vision technology.
This comes after the company revealed how advanced phishing tactics, such as QRLJacking, are increasingly using QR codes, and how websites and applications are abusing the ability to log in using a QR code.
"We have seen a significant increase in phishing in recent months, which has been attributed to quishing and QRLJacking. The average user cannot tell the difference between a malicious and valid QR code without adequate security, according to Patrick Harr, CEO of SlashNext.
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