Infosec Reading List – December 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


  • Why We Pay Hackers to Break Us – BugBounty program at RiotGames, the creator of the League Of Legends game – link
  • How Facebook’s Annual “Hacktober” Campaign Promotes Cybersecurity to Employeeslink
  • Breach Basics: Preparation for the Inevitablelink
  • The Motherboard Guide to Not Getting Hacked – actually a pretty good guide with a lot of good and effective recommendations – link

Layer 7

  • LFI to Command Execution: Deutche Telekom Bug Bounty – link

IoT (with S for “Security”)

  • Apple fixes HomeKit bug that allowed remote unlocking of users’ doors – link
  • Drone maker DJI left its private SSL, firmware keys open to world+dog on GitHub FOR YEARS – nothing too uncommon, but I recommend to have a look at the full story PDF herelink


  • Bikerafting: A Beginner’s Guide – link
  • Greenland Step By Steplink
  • Carts for Desert Expeditions – short and incomplete list of desert carts / carriers – link


  • I Made My Shed the Top Rated Restaurant On TripAdvisor – “A restaurant that doesn’t exist is currently the highest ranked in one of the world’s biggest cities, on perhaps the internet’s most trusted reviews site.” – link
  • Why I’m done with Applelink

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