Tag Archives: QR

iOS 11 Bug Lets Camera QR Code Reader Redirect Users to Malicious Websites: Report

HIGHLIGHTS The bug arises as a miscommunication between camera app and Safari URL in notification preview can be different from actual link The vulnerability was reported to Apple in December last year Another day, another iOS bug discovery. The stock Camera app on iOS 11 was recently updated to automatically detect QR codes and show link previews in case the QR code contains a URL. However, ... Read More »

Google Chrome for iOS gets updated with built-in QR code scanner

The iOS version of Google’s popular web browser received a neat update recently, that adds a QR code scanner shortcut straight to its force touch menu. It is a very convenient feature, we think, as it eliminates the need for a separate QR scanner app, if nothing else. QR codes are very popular in Japan and other Asian countries, but ... Read More »