@mike If it makes you feel better, the string literals were the administrator username & password to the database the app was connecting to, and the binary was being distributed to hundreds of stores around the country.
Although I'm not sure why I thought that would make you feel better :)
I actually got pulled into a meeting with my manager for trying to tell people this was a problem.
@mike At the same company I found a bug in a loop where they were using 1 instead of i for a list index. It was obviously a bug from the context of the code, and a simple fix, but when I sent the code change it was rejected because no client had filed a bug report against it yet.
@mike I've had senior engineers tell me that string literals in compiled code were "encrypted". And also that Base64 was encryption. So, I'd completely believe that some engineer, somewhere is using 64bit encryption and thinks it's fine.
@msh Hey, you can run Zephyr on that! https://docs.zephyrproject.org/latest/boards/xtensa/esp32/doc/esp32.html
@gemlog You can probably use screen to connect via serial console on USB (I do that with my NodeMCU), but it doesn't look to have on-board WiFi or Ethernet capability
@ajroach42 It's crazy what $0.75 worth of electronics can do these days, isn't it? Really makes the whole Internet of Things revolution possible
@AceNovo Oh, a virtual deck-building game that uses blockchain to verify card ownership, that's a unique and interesting idea!
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@codesections Use for tracking physical things as they change hands and get transported around is certainly a compelling use for Blockchain, thanks!
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