Could that QR code actually be a phishing attack?

If you receive a QR code that you believe to be from someone you know, reach out to them through a known number or address to verify that the code is from them. — MOHAMED HASSAN/Pixabay

It was Sunday evening, Feb 13, 2022, and my family was watching the NFL Super Bowl game between the LA Rams and the Cincinnati Bengals.

Suddenly a commercial popped up with just a colorful QR code bouncing around on a black screen background — a bit like the old video game of Asteroids.

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