What the Corona Virus Pandemic Can Teach Us About Security Culture, written by @hakan_geijer with artwork by zer0coil. You'll find a PDF reader and A4 Imposed files for print at the end via @seddistro.


Tested negative for covid, immediately getting on a train for good ol' Sverige, weird neurological deficiencies and exhaustion be damned.

If you don't hear from me, it's because I've sublimated into the mountains and am now one with the rocks and trees.

As always, everything I make will always be available for free. Grab a copy here. Print out a bunch. Hand them to neighbors and friends.


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Because this summer's getting dangerous, and disasters caused by human-made climate change will only get more frequent, I collaborated with some folx from the US to make a basic first aid zine for your emergency first aid kit.

I'm about to be alone in the woods for a long while. What novels should I read?

Looking at free fonts and becoming saddened at all the ones lacking diacritics that I can't use because my stupid name has an "å" that either doesn't render or is replaced with the wrong letter.

"Hey Håkan, please post about something relevant to anarchism or medicine or OpSec."

lol no

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The end of "Aunt Lisa" by Mastodon is so fucking groovy. 10/10. Would get smashed to it in some weird biker bar in the dusty middle of nowhere.

I had a dream I got doxxed. Someone published my address and employer. They made an art exhibition out of it and put it on the display on the bit of green across from my flat.

It was relieving. I deleted all my accounts. All my chat apps. I moved away and disappeared. I became again a ghost. I found serenity.

Appologies to everyone who has texted, emailed, DM'd, and otherwise messaged me basically every as the non-stop deluge of notifications, projects, and things vying for my attention makes it extremely hard to keep up. As Mr. Baggins said, I'm like butter spread over too much toast. Sorry.

I wrote a 35 page zine in English about mobile phone security.

A native Spanish speaker did a partial translation before realizing they were in over their head on technical details. If possible, I'd like to get this into Spanish as my suspicion is that it would be the most useful second language for this. If anyone wants to help, let me know.

From birdsite 

RT @hakan_geijer
For your immediate consumption, I'm releasing a zine on mobile phone security. It covers the basics of how to avoid surveillance, and it does so in depth enough that you can avoid common mistakes and develop your own threat model.

The world is dangerous, but we can be safer.

I am so bad about remembering to use mastodon. Maybe finally I will get my shit together with this.

There's a lot going on in the world right now, but in the last week I've seen people casually refer to my book just by the abbreviation "RM", and that is the most surreal shit in the world. It's been almost 2 years. and I'm somehow still in disbelief that people actually read it

The actual worst security theater I saw was people who wore nitrile gloves in public but then constantly touched their face and eyes as if the goal of the gloves was to keep the virus off their fingertips rather than off their face.

I completely forgot how many people did this.

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Thinking about security theater and the kind of person who wore this "mask" either because of ignorance or because it technically somehow kinda sorta complied with the covid rules.

Anyway, a lot of folx effectively do this with their OpSec, and I would like us to stop please.

A strange part of being An Old is when formative events from your younger years are just trivia for people born after.

"This event. I shaped me wholly."
"Haha yeah I learned about that at pub trivia night!"

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