|Government employees within the town of Peterborough, New Hampshire were tricked into sending 2.3 million dollars to cybercriminals. While cyberattacks such as this aren’t new, the methods employed by hackers oftentimes are. In this episode, starring Tia Carrere as “Heidi”, you’ll learn of potential ways that malware can infect your devices via malicious QR code phishing. Learn how to proactively protect yourself and your devices from these kinds of cyberattacks!|
What will you learn from this episode?
|1. Never click on links in emails you don’t know or can’t trust, the same goes for QR codes.|
2. Some antivirus programs scan for malicious QR codes but not all of them.
3. Deals that are too good to be true should be scrutinized.