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GeneralRe: I love regular expressions Pin
honey the codewitch14-Dec-23 7:18
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BernardIE531715-Dec-23 11:46
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BernardIE531714-Dec-23 8:56
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honey the codewitch14-Dec-23 10:15
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jschell15-Dec-23 6:23
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BernardIE531715-Dec-23 11:48
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GeneralQR code insanity Pin
jschell13-Dec-23 4:07
jschell13-Dec-23 4:07 
Of course abuse of QR codes is obvious.

QR codes can be phishing scams in disguise, warns the FTC - The Verge[^]

But I encounter this real scenario....

Went to park at a downtown parking lot that I had not parked at for quite some time (pre-covid probably).

Before there used to be credit card reader kiosk. Those have been around for a while.

Now all there is is a sign, rather large one, with a message like 'Use the QR code to pay'. Then of course a QR code.

It is trivially simple to print out a QR code and just cover up the real one. Not even sure in this case that replacing it would require more than just someone that was a bit taller than average.

One could likely do that on quite a few lots in one night.

It would be days or even weeks before anyone figured it out. Even if a diligent check of proceeds from one lot showed reduced revenue I bet figuring out why would take some time and one lot owner would probably just fix their own lots.

And they would be unlikely to rescind tickets, handed out of course because the real QR code wasn't used, unless a government agency started getting involved. Perhaps not even then.
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