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Security researcher EzioPaglia has already helped fix 5657 vulnerabilities.



Researcher reputation:  1110

Real name:
Ezio Paglia

About me:
My name is Ezio Paglia, I was born in 1959, I live in Grosseto (a town in the south of Tuscany - Italy). I was the sysadmin of the data centre of Grosseto municipality. Retired since July 2022. I have been dealing with security for some years.

Contact email:
mailto : [email protected]

Certifications & Diplomas:
Computer Science - University of Pisa ( Italy ) - Laurea in 1984 - Logica Matematica.

Experience in Application Security
over 5 years

Award / Bug Bounty I prefer:
Books or e-books on IT security, theory of numbers, theory of games, gifts or small donations.
Hall of Fame, Recommendations on OBB or LinkedIn.
Thanks.

Halls of Fame:
FastWeb, Altervista, At&t, Telecom Italia, Siemens, Chemnitz Univ, Bosch, Top 50 and Top 50 VIP on OpenBugBounty

Follow me on:
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LinkedIn

Ethics and Rules:
Ezio Paglia is required to abide by the ethics and rules of the Open Bug Bounty project. If you reasonably believe that rules are not respected, please report this to us.

Recommendations and Acknowledgements

@I_bims_Mike     26 April, 2024
    Twitter I_bims_Mike Michael from ABSt:
Thank you very much for identifying the XSS vulnerability and for our friendly email exchange.
@genoverband     2 April, 2024
    Twitter genoverband Dominick from Genoverband e.V.:
Thank you for your invaluable help in ensuring the security of our domain and its visitors!
@Krok141     6 March, 2024
    Twitter Krok141 Krok141 from Tabor A Je To:
Thank you for reporting the issues, good work.
@CERT_rlp     10 October, 2023
    Twitter CERT_rlp CERT-rlp from CERT-rlp:
The team of CERT-rlp would like to thank EzioPaglia once again for a responsible and coordinated disclosure of XSS and SQLi vulnerabilities
@dusalnet     5 September, 2023
    Twitter dusalnet Almas from Dusal.net:
Thank you very much for reporting the vulnerability. Good luck with your everything!!!
@GtBib     4 September, 2023
    Twitter GtBib Josep from directorioexit.info:
Your report was very helpful! Thank you very much !
@MPDL     20 June, 2023
    Twitter MPDL Benjamin from Max Planck Digital Library:
Thank you for reporting a vulnerability on our website. We fixed it in the new version and shut down the test instance.
@MinasPergantis     23 May, 2023
    Twitter MinasPergantis Minas from Ionio:
Thank you for your help in ensuring the security of our domain and its visitors! Your contributions are invaluable.
@Freedback_com     4 May, 2023
    Twitter Freedback_com Steve from Freedback.com:
Thanks, Ezio, for identifying the XSS vulnerability, and for our friendly email exchange!
@fknipp     4 April, 2023
    Twitter fknipp Franz from qnipp:
Thanks for pointing out the issue.

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Honor Badges


Number of Secured Websites

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10+ Websites
50+ Websites
500+ Websites
WEB SECURITY VETERAN
1000+ Websites

Advanced Security Research

WAF Bypasser Badge
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AppSec Logic Master Badge
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WAF Bypasser
CSRF Master
30+ Reports
AppSec Logic Master
30+ Reports
Fastest Fix
Fix in 24 hours

Outstanding Achievements

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Secured OBB
OBB Advocate
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Commitment to Remediate and Patch

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Patch Master
55% Patched
Patch Guru
65% Patched
Patch Lord
75% Patched

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REPUTABLE
10+ Recommends
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25+ Recommends
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50+ Recommends

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5+ Posts

Research Statistics



Total reports:11325
Total reports on VIP sites:829
Total patched vulnerabilities:5657
Total vulnerabilities on Hold (Open Bug Bounty):520
Recommendations received:53
Active since:26.12.2018
Top Security Researcher Awards:Gold Star Top Security Researcher of the Month
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    4 June, 2024
    ThirdDoorMedia:
Researcher reported public Docker local env file, no security breach but this file should not be publicly available, thanks SYPltd.
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    ThirdDoorMedia:
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