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Security researcher Spam404 has already helped fix 16394 vulnerabilities.



Researcher reputation:  710

Real name:
Cameron

Contact email:
You can contact me via email - [email protected]

I encourage you to contact me ASAP so we can work together to quickly protect your users! All communication will be kept private.

Alternative Contacts:
Should I not respond via email (never happened!) please reach out via Twitter - @Spam404Online

Experience in Application Security
over 5 years

Award / Bug Bounty I prefer:
An acknowledgment on my profile is enough but if you feel like treating me to something extra for my time I appreciate the following -

Bug Bounty (PayPal, Bitcoin)
Swag (T-Shirt etc)

Halls of Fame:
http://www.spam404.com/security-research.html
https://hackerone.com/spam404

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Ethics and Rules:
Cameron 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

@sniko_     17 January, 2019
    Twitter sniko_ Harry Denley from EtherScamDB:
Thank you for notifying us of an XSS vulnerability in our project
@OBB74286025     19 July, 2018
    Twitter OBB74286025 Security from IIR:
Thank you for locating some ancient code that we no longer needed anymore. Land mine defused!
@aartvdwerf     22 May, 2018
    Twitter aartvdwerf Aart from OI:
Thanks for letting us know about this XSS vulnerability. We appreciate the quick feedback.
@FRPJason     15 December, 2017
    Twitter FRPJason Jason from FrontRunner:
Cameron went through a few sites for us and identified a wide range of vulnerabilities. We really appreciated his work and will definitely stay in touch.
@nlptimes     1 December, 2017
    Twitter nlptimes Tom from DT:
Cameron discovered an XSS vulnerability in one of our 3rd party applications and was very helpful in bringing this to our attention, notifying the software vendor and advising what area needed to be fixed. Thank you very much!
@amercader     2 October, 2017
    Twitter amercader Adrià Mercader from Open Knowledge International:
Cameron helped identify an XSS vulnerability affecting several sites. The communication was excellent and the prompt and exhaustive details helped put a patch in place in a really short time. Much appreciated.
@ole_morten     23 June, 2017
    Twitter ole_morten Ole Amundsen from Paladin Software:
Cameron identified several vulnerabilities for us, making us aware and giving us the opportunity to fix. Greatly appreciated !
@TheRealXaiin     11 April, 2017
    Twitter TheRealXaiin Xaiin from H1Z1DB:
Cameron alerted me to some vulnerabilities on a couple of new sites I had released, he was exceptionally polite and very professional and I was able to act before anything happened to either site. Thank you Cameron!!
@1und1     27 January, 2017
    Twitter 1und1 Andreas Maurer from 1&1 Internet:
Cameron reported severals bugs on our website. He was fast, polite and professional. A great help and much appreciated.
@TeamViewer     21 December, 2016
    Twitter TeamViewer Axel Schmidt from TeamViewer:
Cameron helped us significantly improve our services, and certainly proved to be extremely knowledgeable. We are extremely grateful to him and very much appreciate his research.

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Research Statistics



Total reports:25188
Total reports on VIP sites:1868
Total patched vulnerabilities:16394
Recommendations received:69
Active since:03.11.2015
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