I’m Anirudh, but you’ll often find me as icyphox (or just icy), on the Internet. I’m majoring in Computer Science currently. My primary interest is security—with a focus on influence operations, information warfare and state-sponsored actors. I write code on the occasion, most of which you can find on my GitHub. I currently work for CometChat.
I care about software freedom and digital privacy, and I am a staunch advocate of the same. I try to use free alternatives to software, if they exist.
My taste in music is very specific, and I hardly ever experiment. I like to stick to subgenres of metal, specifically—metalcore and deathcore.
Here are some of my links:
Note that my Twitter is now read-only. I’m more active on the fediverse: https://toot.icyphox.sh/@x
Send mail to firstname.lastname@example.org. It is also my XMPP
address; please use OMEMO.
Should you need it, my PGP key:
FE1B 8FCF E6C1 6222 F157 1C8E 8A93 F96F 78C5 D4C4.
I’m also on IRC @ Freenode and Rizon, usually as
If you’re interested in hiring me—here’s my résumé.
The spinner icon at the bottom? That’s the XXIIVV webring, and this site is on it!
I don’t really care about site traffic/analytics, and I never will; I am not interested in who is reading and I respect your privacy.