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VighneshGupta Top VIP Security Researcher of the Month | Security Researcher Profile

Security researcher VighneshGupta has already helped fix 11769 vulnerabilities.

Researcher reputation:  130

Real name:
Vighnesh Gupta

About me:
A Certified Ethical Hacker Penetration Tester, an Independent Security Researcher and Information Security Consultant that Specializes in Web Application Security.

I hunt for Website Vulnerabilities and find Security Flaws that needed to be reported as soon as possible or might cause Major Risk. I don't want to Break and Damage Systems. The Reports that ive done in list with Hall of Fame, Gifts, Recommendation and Thank You email is a Process for Myself to Repute.

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Books and Real Life Scenario

Experience in Application Security
1-3 years

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Payapl, Amazon Gift cards, BTC, Swag ,Hall of Fame, Thank You, Internship, Job Offer, etc.


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Recommendations and Acknowledgements

@adlhzep     13 July, 2022
    Twitter adlhzep Andrea from
Thanks to VighneshGupta for finding the XSS vulnerability and the detailed information to reproduce the problem. We were able to identify and fix the cause.
@Maxim1280     30 August, 2021
    Twitter Maxim1280 Maxym from Zinzilin:
Thanks to Vighnesh Gupta who helped us to spot the XSS.
@Maxim1280     25 August, 2021
    Twitter Maxim1280 Maxym from Zinzilin:
Thank you for finding the XSS vulnerability and providing details to spot it.
@RyanBoehm12     16 June, 2021
    Twitter RyanBoehm12 Ryan Boehm from NCTA:
Vighnesh Gupta was professional, considerate, and thorough in helping us resolve a security flaw on our website. He communicated with in a timely manner, and provided all necessary support to fix the issue. I highly recommend him.
@recifs     12 November, 2020
    Twitter recifs Philippe Rivière from Le Monde diplomatique:
Thank you for the report on that temporary file we forgot to delete.
@jkunwar21     2 November, 2020
    Twitter jkunwar21 Jagdish Kunwar from WEBO Digital:
Thank you for reporting the bug and providing detail to fix it. Much appreciated.
@TConfetti     28 October, 2020
    Twitter TConfetti Lukas from Independent:
Vighnesh Gupta was responsive and professional in helping us remediate a bug on our website. Thank you for your insight, Vighnesh.
@nerdonomist     23 January, 2020
    Twitter nerdonomist Benjamin Birney from Manhattan Institute for Policy Research:
Vighnesh Gupta alerted us in a professional and prompt manner to a security flaw in one of our public-facing websites, and acted with responsibility and ethics in reporting it and providing detail to us to help remediate. We strongly recommend him as an ethical security researcher.
@RohitIn20189381     17 January, 2020
    Twitter RohitIn20189381 Rohit from
Great job on finding that XSS.

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Research Statistics

Total reports:26267
Total reports on VIP sites:205
Total patched vulnerabilities:11769
Recommendations received:9
Active since:17.12.2019
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