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Security researcher geeknik has already helped fix 9592 vulnerabilities.



Researcher reputation:  420

Real name:
Brian Carpenter

About me:
Geeknik Labs is a security research lab operating from Oklahoma since 1999. Our primary mission is to make the Internet safer for everyone around the world. We believe that all technology contains flaws and that the public plays a crucial role in identifying these flaws. Our research into open source software alone has helped better secure the likes of OpenSSL, Firefox, PHP, Perl, libxml2, libpng, tcpdump, libcurl, and more, resulting in well over 100 security advisories since 2016.

How to contact me:
Please email our principal researcher, Brian Carpenter, at [email protected]

All communications will be kept private.

Alternative Contacts:
https://geeknik-labs.com/

Certifications & Diplomas:
High school graduates and college dropouts.

Experience in Application Security
over 5 years

Award / Bug Bounty I prefer:
If you're feeling generous:

paypal.me/geeknik
cash.me/geekniklabs
buymeacoff.ee/geeknik

BTC: 32Wr4rcRmgSuEvcUZFimrbgRLBhH4vTJ53
ETH: 0x7c082c0bA0093D944F23B72577A713C4F9c06833

Halls of Fame:
https://hackerone.com/geeknik
https://bugcrowd.com/geeknik
https://www.intigriti.com/researcher/profile/geeknik

Follow me on:
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Recommendations and Acknowledgements

@avulatharun5531     18 July, 2020
    Twitter avulatharun5531 @avulatharun5531 :
I am really big fan of you bro. You are my inspiration
@KenDennis     3 April, 2020
    Twitter KenDennis Ken from KDTS:
Brian helped to identify an XSS Vuln on a client's wordpress implementation and was quick and helpful to respond to our query. With his notes, we were able to quickly mitigate this issue and we appreciate his help and professionalism.
@phistrom     2 March, 2020
    Twitter phistrom Phillip from The Stromberg Group:
Really appreciate your help identifying an XSS exploit on our website. Your responsible disclosure and example URL allowed us to immediately find and correct the problem. Thank you for helping us keep the internet safe.
@reinisroz     26 February, 2020
    Twitter reinisroz Reinis Rozenbergs from Orion:
Our product was made long time ago and quite a lot of issues has not been addressed. Thanks for pointing out the problem! Means a lot!
@eingemaischt     31 January, 2020
    Twitter eingemaischt Philipp from imi:
Thank you for reporting a XSS vulnerability on our portal. We were able to reproduce and fix it within 2 days.
@uwatmosscicomp1     22 January, 2020
    Twitter uwatmosscicomp1 David Warren from University of Washington:
Thanks for reporting our security problem. You were very helpful in finding, and fixing it.
@digiguide     12 January, 2020
    Twitter digiguide Dan from Digiguide.tv:
Thank you so much for your report; it was wonderful to get an email responsibly informing us of an issue which we fixed within a few hours of receiving notification. We are very grateful to you, thanks!
@karim_ouda     11 January, 2020
    Twitter karim_ouda Karim from QuranAnalysis:
Thanks geeknik for your report, in addition to fixing the vulnerability I learned something new as well
@nickwest     3 December, 2019
    Twitter nickwest Nick West from University of Washington Information School:
Brian responded to my request for details very quickly and was nothing but professional. He shared details that allowed us to quickly fix the issue the geeknik team discovered. Really great talking with him and appreciate the work!
@nickwest     3 December, 2019
    Twitter nickwest Nick West from University of Washington Information School:
Brian responded very quickly with detailed information that allowed us to quickly fix the exploit that the folks at Geeknik Labs discovered. Perfectly professional and a complete pleasure to communicate with.

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Number of Secured Websites

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10+ Websites
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500+ Websites
WEB SECURITY VETERAN
1000+ Websites

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

Outstanding Achievements

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Commitment to Remediate and Patch

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

Recommendations and Recognition

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REPUTABLE
10+ Recommends
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50+ Recommends

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5+ Posts

Research Statistics



Total reports:38683
Total reports on VIP sites:1146
Total patched vulnerabilities:9592
Total vulnerabilities on Hold (Open Bug Bounty):3520
Recommendations received:21
Active since:14.07.2015
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Reported Vulnerabilities

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  Recent Recommendations

@mako_o9999     23 October, 2020
    Twitter mako_o9999:
Gdattacker found a XSS problem on one of our websites and reported to us. We were able to solve the problem quickly. Thank you so much!
@BizzdoD     21 October, 2020
    Twitter BizzdoD:
Many thanks to Sithu for bringing a XSS vulnerability on our site to our attention. He was very courteous in communications and helped verify that our patch solved the problem properly. Thank you Sir for helping making the Internet a safer place.
@vadus     19 October, 2020
    Twitter vadus:
Warbid helped disclose several vulnerabilities on our website. With his help, we were able to patch this issue and close up the vulnerability. Thank you very much for your help, and thank you for helping to make the web a safer place.
@pagel     18 October, 2020
    Twitter pagel:
Many thanks to cyberaz0r for pointing out a css vulnerability on our site. He was very pleasant to deal with and shared his knowledge openly.
@amswebs     16 October, 2020
    Twitter amswebs:
Thank you for your help with this XSS vulnerability. We appreciate the responsible reporting via openbugbounty.