In 2021, over 80% of cyber attacks were of the phishing type, and is therefore the most common type of scam techniques.
A QR code otherwise known as a quick response code is an image represented by a square with a series of black squares on a white background.
The unique characteristics of the internet with its digital environment, have made it a fertile ground for deception.
In recent years, with the increase of electronic commerce, the possibility of misleading or deceiving consumers has increased exponentially.
The growth in use of the internet has allowed millions of people to have daily access to masses of information on products available online.
In 2006 the term Smishing was coined to define a type of phishing attack carried out via SMS text messaging.