E-tickets are everywhere: Long gone are the days of pulling up to will call looking for your fancy “paper” tickets, and no longer do we print movie tickets at home to “save time” before heading to the theatre. Everything is scannable, and that’s just fine — except when it isn’t. If your phone starts flipping…
“When good apps go bad” seems to be the name of the digital game nowadays. The Great Suspender browser extension recently showed its true colours, and now joining it in malware purgatory is the longtime Android favourite “Barcode Scanner” app — despite its more than 10 million installations.