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RootByte | Security Researcher Profile

Security researcher RootByte has already helped fix 926 vulnerabilities.

Researcher reputation:  100

Real name:
Jonathan Paz

About me:
Ethical CyberSecurity Researcher, WebTrafficker, AdOps Manager

Contact email:
[email protected]

Alternative Contacts:
I respond quickly in:

Email: [email protected]

Certifications & Diplomas:
Intel, ESET, Google, Ec-Council, DragonJar, etc

Experience in Application Security
over 5 years

Award / Bug Bounty I prefer:
I prefer a monetary reward via paypal to help me pay off the bills:

or at least:

- Hardware
- Amazon gift card
- Swags
- A signed acknowledgment, in .PDF to

Halls of Fame:
Dell, DragonJar, etc

Follow me on:

Ethics and Rules:
Jonathan Paz 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

@bishwadeepkc     22 March, 2018
    Twitter bishwadeepkc Bishwadeep KC from Career FAQs:
Jonathan is very quick to respond. He even do follow ups to see if the issue is fixed or not. I would like to thank you so much for your help.
@PaulMar23292621     16 March, 2020
    Twitter PaulMar23292621 RD@A1 from A1 Telekom Austria:
Hello Jonathan,
thank you very much for disclosing the XSS vulnerability to us, it should be resolved now. We don't have a hall of fame yet, but I'll make sure that you are on it, once it arrives.
Thank you and all the best,
@BBrunekreeft     28 December, 2019
    Twitter BBrunekreeft Bert Brunekreeft from
Thanks for reporting the issue. It's been fixed now
@ItWci     23 December, 2019
    Twitter ItWci IT Dept from WCI:
Thanks for the report!
@cyberday_gmbh     10 December, 2019
    Twitter cyberday_gmbh DLO from CYBERDAY GmbH:
thanks for reporting the xss issue

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500+ Websites
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Advanced Security Research

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WAF Bypasser
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30+ Reports
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30+ Reports
Fastest Fix
Fix in 24 hours

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

Recommendations and Recognition

10+ Recommends
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1 Post
3 Posts
5+ Posts

Research Statistics

Total reports:1648
Total reports on VIP sites:449
Total patched vulnerabilities:926
Recommendations received:5
Active since:20.02.2015
Top VIP Security Researcher Awards: Top VIP Security Researcher of the Week Top VIP Security Researcher of the Week Top VIP Security Researcher of the Week

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