With QR codes gaining popularity, experts warn to look closely before using your phone to get instant access
CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Since the pandemic, QR codes have gained popularity by making it convenient for people to connect with information. Touchless menus gave instant access when people went out to eat. Now, quick response codes are used for other information.
Crypto company, Coinbase, spent roughly $14 million on a Super Bowl ad. Unfortunately, the FBI warned that scammers are also using that technology.
“Apparently that was a big enough attention-getter and big enough draw for Coinbase that it got other entities, scammers, involved in this saying, ‘Wow, if there’s that many people…