Security daily (12-12-2020)

Subway sandwich scam mystifies loyalty card users

Subway customers have been on the receiving end of a curiously complex phishing scam. We investigate. (Naked Security)

Dream of a White (Hat Hacker) Christmas with This Bundle

2020 has been a rollercoaster of a year for all of us, the type of year that makes you feel like you're not sure if you're upside down or right side up. But as the holidays arrive, it's time to get your bearings back and find the good in the world — the type of good that we could use more of right about now.

You can help put more good in the world, and you can do it while tapping into the computer skills you already have. The Ultimate 2020 White Hat Hacker Certification Bundle is the perfect collection of courses for anyone with a background in hacking, computer science, or information... more (Null Byte « WonderHowTo)

Use Upip to Load MicroPython Libraries onto a Microcontroller Over Wi-Fi

MicroPython is an exciting language to use on ESP8266 boards and ESP32-based microcontrollers, but it doesn't always include all of the libraries you'll need for a specific project. This issue is less of a problem, thanks to the upip package manager.

Upip lets you download any package in the standard MicroPython library over a Wi-Fi connection. That's really useful if you're in a project that needs another library and you don't want to go through the tedious process of trying to load it yourself.

To follow along, you'll need to have an ESP8266, ESP8285, or ESP32 board, such as the NodeMCU or... more (Null Byte « WonderHowTo)


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