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Infosec Reading List - May 2023

On a monthly basis I will publish my reading recommendations which mainly focus on Information Security (InfoSec) and Outdoor Sports. All InfoSec Reading Lists can be found here.

Quotes from the Twitterverse

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  • So you think you can block Macros? - … even a strongly hardened Office environment could be vulnerable for various attacks - complicated world with these office macros - [link]
  • „TikTok was scared and freaked out“ - [link]
  • A Look at Apple Lockdown Mode - [link]
  • Botconf 2023 Wrap-Up Day #1 - [link]
  • Google “We Have No Moat, And Neither Does OpenAI” - Leaked Internal Google Document Claims Open Source AI Will Outcompete Google and OpenAI - [link]
  • Multinational tech firm ABB hit by Black Basta ransomware attack - [link]
  • HP disables customers’ printers if they use ink cartridges from cheaper rivals - The printer company said it issued the update to reduce the risk of malware attacks, saying “third-party cartridges that use non-HP chips or circuitry can pose risks to the hardware performance, print quality, and security.” - [link]
  • Cybersecurity stress returns after a brief calm: ProofPoint report - The report also noted a strong willingness to pay ransoms, with 62% of CISOs saying they are ready to pay to restore systems and prevent data release if attacked by ransomware in the next 12 months. - While 62% are concerned about personal liability, 60% say they have experienced burnout in the past 12 months. - [link]
  • How to Disagree Productively - [link]



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