Infosec Reading List – September 2017

On a monthly basis I will publish my reading recommendations which mainly focus on Information Security and Outdoor Sports – but you will also find other recommendations from time to time.

All InfoSec Reading Lists can be found here.

Best of Twitterverse


  • Let’s get fancy with false flags – attribution is hard in the cyber field – don’t get fooled by evidence that isn’t any – link
  • Breaking Out of Citrix and other Restricted Desktop Environments – including RDP sessions – nice overview – link
  • How My Instagram Hacker Changed My Life – “But by robbing me of my online identity, my hacker had unshuttered a window to life in the country of my birth. “link
  • 2017 Internet Organised Crime Threat Assessment
    (IOCTA) Report – [pdf] – link
  • Equihax: fact enabled wild speculation – The important things are always simple. The simple things are always hard. The easy way is always mined. Murphy’s Laws of Enterprise Information Securitylink

Layer 7

  • How I hacked hundreds of companies through their helpdesk – logical flaw in several social media & communication pages – link
  • How I got $13337 bounty From Google – as mentioned above, the simple things are always hard – link
  • Chrome’s Plan to Distrust Symantec Certificates – this happens if you constantly fail to comply with industry standards – especially this list demonstrates the big issue Symantec has – link

IoT (with S for “Security”)

  • An RTSP surveillance camera access multitoollink

Mobile Related

  • Analysis of the for iOS [v. 87.0] – including FBNativeAppModule_DO_NOT_USE_OR_YOU_WILL_BE_FIREDlink
  • Hacking iOS Applications – a detailed testing guide – [pdf] – link


  • ‘There Have Always Existed People Who’ve Simply Wanted to be Alone’ – link
  • The Art of Adventure Writinglink
  • Aidan Haley on How to Become an Adventure Filmmakerlink

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