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Perception Point tackles QR code phishing attacks

September 7, 2023


Threat prevention provider Perception Point has announced the release of new features in its email security offering to combat the rise of QR code phishing, commonly referred to as “quishing.” The company said its new detection engine provides a proactive approach to stopping malicious QR code campaigns at their source, preventing them from reaching the user’s inbox. Perception Point’s Advanced Email Security now employs an image recognition model that identifies and scans QR codes in near real-time, extracting links and following them to dynamically scan for phishing or malware delivery attempts, according to the vendor.

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