This is how easy it can be to get people’s medical information and credit card number

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Pedestrians entering the Nassau Street entrance at Trinity College, Dublin on Tuesday evening were greeted with a giant projection of a QR code, like a terribly geeky Bat signal. It was also displayed elsewhere around the university campus. There was no explanation of what the QR code did but over 100 people scanned it out of curiosity and were led through a series of pages requesting different types of personal data. 90 percent offered up their name and gender but the most worrying part is that 27 percent entered details of medical conditions and their credit card number. Luckily, the…

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