Just like using any part of the Internet, using “QR Codes” comes with a little bit of a risk. So, we have provided a few tips to stay safe when you come across a “QR Code.”


Be care what you scan!

image of fake QR code with skull and crossbones

As you may have heard, some people are using QR codes to “scam” people.

But you can avoid those scams by being aware of a few safety tips.


Be weary of randomly placed “QR Codes” in public.

Hackers can place malicious QR codes in public, sometimes covering up legitimate QR codes.