Quick Response (QR) code is an twodimensional 2D matrix . It has capacity to store large amount of data, now it is used in various Applications like marketing, security, academics etc. which makes it important to defend users from threats like the malicious and phishing threats ( ie in forms of links or Uniform Resource Locator (URL) ) and informs the user that the link is unsafe and can causes damage to the devices. A simple solution is to safe guard the attack by implementing a scanner which reads and redirects the URL with appropriate validation and confirmation by the user. Additional feature such as creation of encrypted and decrypted QR Code for privacy are added.
Keywords : Anti-malware QR Scanner; Phishing protection; Encrypted QR Code.