Infosec Reading List – June 2018

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.

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  • Flaws in Diqee 360 Smart Vacuums Let Hackers Spy on Their Owners – what could possibly go wrong? “Since the vacuum has Wi-Fi, a webcam with night vision, and smartphone-controlled navigation, an attacker could secretly spy on the owner.” This escalated already to a situation which most of us thought would come up in a few decades – so lessons learnt: Not every technology that is nice to have & hyped should be bought or even pushed to market. Why do you want a vacuum clearn with a webcam? Why with night vision? – link
  • Wi-Fi security is starting to get its biggest upgrade in over a decade – WPA3 is coming to town – but it will take years to migrate old devices and implement the new standard properly – link
  • Data exfiltration techniques – a DLP nightmare basically – link
  • Perspectives of a former CISO: Disrupted security in digitalizationlink
  • 10 things to know before getting into cyber securitylink


  • From Exhibitionist to Expeditionist Along The Great Wall Of China – amazing story of walking the length of the Great Wall in China – link
  • Q&A: Two friends packrafting thru Kamchatka, Russia – interesting is the problem with the Delorme Inreach devices and the SOS button which has been reported already several times in the past – link
  • Survival of the Richest – Finally, the CEO of a brokerage house explained that he had nearly completed building his own underground bunker system and asked, “How do I maintain authority over my security force after the event?” – read the article in case you are interested to understand what wealthy people care about in regards to the future –“For them, the future of technology is really about just one thing: escape.” – link

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