Infosec Institute

Open Bug Bounty mentioned in the
Top 6 Bug Bounty programs of
2022 by the InfoSec Institute

The Hacker News

Open Bug Bounty named among the
Top 5 Bug Bounty programs of 2021
by The Hacker News

Platform update: please use our new authentication mechanism to securely use the Open Bug Bounty Platform.
For security researchers
Report a Vulnerability
Submit, help fixing, get kudos.
For website owners
Start a Bug Bounty
Run your bounty program for free.
1,702,925 coordinated disclosures
1,382,531 fixed vulnerabilities
1,989 bug bounty programs, 3,917 websites
46,829 researchers, 1,651 honor badges

danielmakelleyTop-50 VIP Open Redirect Reporter Top Security Researcher of the Month | Security Researcher Profile

Security researcher danielmakelley has already helped fix 3048 vulnerabilities.

Researcher reputation:  340

Real name:
Daniel Kelley

About me:
Hall of Fames
Crown Court Digital System
Ministry of Justice
National Crime Agency
University of Cambridge
Deutsche Bank
Norwegian School of Theology
Australian National University
Netherlands Hockey Association
Skoolbag LMS
Stanford University
Ecwid CMS
Room Booking System
DASH Payments
Boards IE
Luzerne College
Duke University
MIT University
Deutsche Telekom
United Nations

Contact email:
[email protected]

Alternative Contacts:

Experience in Application Security
over 5 years

Recommendations and Acknowledgements

@MChinnasamy     2 May, 2019
    Twitter MChinnasamy Manoj from Infrafrontier GmbH:
Dan helped us by finding the bug and promptly informed the same.
@suisho     25 March, 2018
    Twitter suisho AKI from densuke:
With precise advice, They helped me very much.
I really appreciate it.
@demetri     16 February, 2018
    Twitter demetri Demetri from BBNS:
I appreciate the approach of identifying vulnerabilities in a professional manner like this. Dan has been fast and helpful in communicating the issue clearly and concisely.
@filippo74     18 January, 2018
    Twitter filippo74 Filippo from
Thank you for your report about XSS vulnerabilities... quick and very professional. Grazie
@_june     9 January, 2018
    Twitter _june Mia from ModCloth:
Thanks for your help! Fast and professional.
@Anthesum     5 January, 2018
    Twitter Anthesum Ralph from
Thanks for reporting the Cross Site Scripting issue. Helped me a lot to safeguard my website.
@dossy     22 December, 2017
    Twitter dossy Dossy S. from Panoptic:
Dan brought a previously-patched XSS issue that had somehow been regressed to my attention. Re-applied the fix and deployed: thanks!
@itea97137491     6 November, 2017
    Twitter itea97137491 Vincent from n/a:
Fast and professional! Thank you Dan
@robtexdotcom     31 October, 2017
    Twitter robtexdotcom Robert Olsson from Robtex:
Thank you for your kind help! Keep doing what you're doing.
Quick and professional and to the point.
@manuelgobeaut     21 October, 2017
    Twitter manuelgobeaut manuelgobeaut from W&B CREATION:
Thank you for discovering a security issue, and help me to solve it.

Shows the first 10 recommendations. See all.

Please login via Twitter to add a recommendation

Honor Badges

Number of Secured Websites

10+ Secured Websites Badge
50+ Secured Websites Badge
500+ Secured Websites Badge
Web Security Veteran Badge
10+ Websites
50+ Websites
500+ Websites
1000+ Websites

Advanced Security Research

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

Outstanding Achievements

Secured OBB Badge
OBB Advocate Badge
Improved OBB Badge
Secured OBB
OBB Advocate
Improved OBB

Commitment to Remediate and Patch

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

Recommendations and Recognition

10+ Recommends
25+ Recommends
50+ Recommends

Distinguished Blog Author

Distinguished Blog Author Badge
Distinguished Blog Author Badge
Distinguished Blog Author Badge
1 Post
3 Posts
5+ Posts

Research Statistics

Total reports:5904
Total reports on VIP sites:784
Total patched vulnerabilities:3048
Recommendations received:33
Active since:25.04.2016
Top VIP Security Researcher Awards: Top VIP Security Researcher of the Month Top VIP Security Researcher of the Week Top VIP Security Researcher of the Week Top VIP Security Researcher of the Week Top VIP Security Researcher of the Week Top VIP Security Researcher of the Week Top VIP Security Researcher of the Week Top VIP Security Researcher of the Week Top VIP Security Researcher of the Week Top VIP Security Researcher of the Week Top VIP Security Researcher of the Week Top VIP Security Researcher of the Week

Open Bug Bounty Certificate

Researcher Certificate

Reported Vulnerabilities

All Submissions VIP SubmissionsFeatured Submissions

No posts in blog yet

  Latest Patched


  Latest Blog Posts

04.12.2023 by BAx99x
Unmasking the Power of Cross-Site Scripting (XSS): Types, Exploitation, Detection, and Tools
04.12.2023 by a13h1_
$1120: ATO Bug in Twitter’s
04.12.2023 by ClumsyLulz
How I found a Zero Day in W3 Schools
04.12.2023 by 24bkdoor
Hack the Web like a Pirate: Identifying Vulnerabilities with Style
04.12.2023 by 24bkdoor
Navigating the Bounty Seas with Open Bug Bounty

  Recent Recommendations

    10 April, 2024
Hatim uncovered a XSS bug that we were able to quickly resolve. Thanks very much for your assistance and help.
    8 April, 2024
Thanks to the support of Hatim Chabik, we were able to identify and solve an XSS bug.
    5 April, 2024
Pooja found a XSS vulnerability on our website and provided us with the needed Information for replication and fixing the issue. Which she verified afterwards.
We thank her for the reporting and assistance.
    2 April, 2024
Thank you for your invaluable help in ensuring the security of our domain and its visitors!
    20 March, 2024
Great exchanges with this person, thank you for your help and your report