Wednesday, August 24, 2022

The pitfalls of copy&paste

from here and here

When it comes to copying what you find online, I always advise people to learn from the code rather than simply copying it. Copying may be expedient, but it's risky too. If you don't understand the code you're copying then you run the risk of using it in inappropriate ways, including using compromised encryption keys like the folks at Hyundai appear to have done.