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Scan QR Codes for threats with Norton Snap QR Code Reader App

QR codes are making it very easy on the web. There are various free sources by which you can generate QR Code easily of your site or product that you have. When you have a QR code, manually we don’t know to which site that QR Code would be leading it and taking the advantage of this are the fraudulent and malicious sites, virus and worms. The bad guys always look to attack your mobile phone and mess up with your important stuff since it’s hard to tell whether a QR Code is safe or dangerous until you scan it and by the time it’s too late.

Norton Snap Android App

The Norton Snap a QR code scanner program protects you from dangerous and harmful QR Codes. This program will scan the QR codes and it will automatically check whether the source site is safe for browsing or not. Norton Snap goes through the Norton Safe web to identify the trusted sites, block the unsafe and fake sites.

The Norton Snap allows you to read the 2D barcodes such as QR codes and Data Matrix, often used in the Android terminology. These contain the links to web sites and applications. Snap checks the Norton rating of the website and further to proceed tap on Done.

As soon as you install this application on your mobile phone or tablet, you will be provides with the terms of agreement and you need to agree them to access the application.

Once you scan the QR code found on various products, online on sites, the Norton before actually giving the direct link to access the sites, it will provide you the Norton results from the Norton Database.
Norton Snap
This menu screen on your phone will have the option to scan another QR code and the option to share the site with your friends, feedback and finally option to visit the trusted sites automatically.Norton Snap Rating
When you tap on the site to open it will open by default on your default browser according to your settings.Barcode site open
Pros
Better than normal barcode scanner apps
Provides complete protection for any attacks

Norton Snap Application Download

Norton Snap Android application can be easily downloaded from Android Apps Labs for free. To download it directly on to your mobile phone, you need to visit the Android Apps Labs page listing of Norton Snap and then tap on Install button to begin with the installation.
Android Advices Application Rating – 4.25 / 5

1 Comment

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  1. imdianalaura

    March 21, 2012 at 8:08 pm

    I found this to be very interesting and i will be downloading this app shortly. thanks for the info!

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