Have you noticed more QR codes lately? Well, they are making a comeback everywhere from local advertisements to menus at restaurants, and even in a Super Bowl commercial.
What is a QR code? A QR code, or “Quick Response” Code, is a type of barcode that can be read easily by a digital device. Data stored with the QR code could contain a website, phone number, or up to 4,000 characters of text.
Here are the steps on how to use a QR code:
Like any website or email, you need to be careful for malicious QR codes which download malware or direct you to a phishing site. Make sure to be cautious about the QR codes you scan. If the code is for a business you don’t know, it’s best not to scan it.