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

Security researcher badmaxx has already helped fix 2073 vulnerabilities.

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Recommendations and Acknowledgements

@brosoft     6 October, 2020
    Twitter brosoft Martin from Credible:
Thank you for your help.
@eulenberger     24 May, 2018
    Twitter eulenberger Sven from netclusive GmbH:
Thanks for your help!
@classmarketsHQ     3 May, 2018
    Twitter classmarketsHQ classmarketsHQ from classmarkets:
badmaxx found and responsibly disclosed a XSS vulnerability in our SaaS
product. We appreciate his work and bringing this problem to our intention. The issue has been resolved quickly with the information provided by badmaxx.
@Michi_Fuehrer     10 April, 2018
    Twitter Michi_Fuehrer Michael from LfA:
Thank you badmaxx for reporting a security bug. The security hole has been closed.
@PixelAgentur     20 July, 2017
    Twitter PixelAgentur PixelAgentur from PixelProduction:
Thank you badmaxx for reporting a security bug on The sercurity hole has been closed.

Thx a lot PixelProduction
@Intriweb     18 April, 2017
    Twitter Intriweb Benjamin Löwen from InTriWeb:
Thanks for reporting a potential security vulnerability on

With the information from badmaxx, I could close the gap immediately.

Many Thanks


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Research Statistics

Total reports:3036
Total reports on VIP sites:82
Total patched vulnerabilities:2073
Total vulnerabilities on Hold (Open Bug Bounty):4
Recommendations received:6
Active since:25.03.2017
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