Infosec Reading List – October 2021

The rims of the Val Grande hidden in the clouds

On a monthly basis I will publish my reading recommendations which mainly focus on Information Security and Outdoor Sports.

All InfoSec Reading Lists can be found here.

Best of Twitterverse


  • Kidnapping, assassination and a London shoot-out: Inside the CIA’s secret war plans against WikiLeakslink
  • Windows 10, iOS 15, Ubuntu, Chrome fall at China’s Tianfu hacking contestlink
  • New York Times Journalist Ben Hubbard Hacked with Pegasus after Reporting on Previous Hacking Attempts“The extensive and routine abuse of Pegasus spyware to hack journalists is a direct threat to press freedom worldwide, and is contributing to a growing chilling climate for investigative journalism.”link
  • You’re Trying to Do Too Much – as often, can be strongly applied to the infosec industry – link
  • Moving toward Qubes OS 4.1link
  • Qube Apps: a Flatpak-based app store for each qubelink
  • The Project-Driven Lifelink
  • Conferences and the Wider Security Eco System Culture – Toxic or Not?link


  • Pandemic Wilderness Explorers Are Straining Search and Rescuelink
  • Understanding and Managing the High-Altitude Environment Article – longer and more detailed article on managing high altitude environments – link
  • Europe’s Dirt Road Adventure – probably a nice trail with the bicycle – link
  • Hexatrek, 3000km thru hike to explore France – nice idea, it received obviously 450% of the original funding target – link
  • 2021 Marathon des Sables: Death, Record DNFs Plague ‘Toughest Footrace on Earth’ link
  • A Family of Three Died Mysteriously on a Hike. Here’s What Happened. – clickbait headline, but the article is worth a read to find out what can go wrong – link
  • The Farthest Shorelink

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