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geeknik | Security Researcher Profile


Security researcher geeknik has already helped fix 357 vulnerabilities.



Researcher reputation:  60

Real name:
Brian Carpenter, Geeknik Labs

About me:
Independent security research lab, making the Internet a safer place for everyone, one IP address at a time...

How to contact me:
geeknik[AT]protonmail[DOT]ch

All communication will be kept private.

Alternative Contacts:
If I fail to respond via email, please contact me on Twitter: @geeknik

Experience in Application Security
over 5 years

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

Ca$h: PayPal.me/geeknik

BTC: 34Ge92eujtx8KDzy7m14v7eQzgNoAUc7nk

Amazon Gift Cards: https://amzn.to/2EpIalE

A job offer: I'm available for full/part/contract/1

Halls of Fame:
Google, Mozilla, Yahoo, OpenSSL, PHP, Perl, Mapbox, andd on and on and on... An additional 48 CVE have been assigned by MITRE based upon my bug reports.

https://hackerone.com/geeknik

Follow me on:
Twitter

Recommendations and Acknowledgements

    9 April, 2019
     mardigr Mardi from Higher Education:
Brian notified us responsibly in relation to an issue with one of our websites. Upon seeking further information, his response was prompt and thorough. I see one if his goals is to 'to help make the Internet safer for everyone, near and far'. He is certainly doing this, thank you Brian!
    5 April, 2019
     tropicaljeremy Jeremy C from Montessori Services:
Brian notified us of a vulnerability, responding immediately via email with further details, so we could remedy it. Professional and clear communication. No expectation of payment. He's one of the GOOD guys!
    25 March, 2019
     jleproust Julien L from Diwi:
Brian has responsibly reported a misconfiguration on one of my servers that could have led to sensitive information disclosure. He clearly and quickly explained the issue and its potential implications, and made it clear he did not expect anything for this.

Brian is a true internet hero, we need more people like Geeknik. Thanks a lot for making the internet safer.

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Awards and Achievements


Number of Secured Websites

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

Advanced Security Research

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

Outstanding Achievements

Secured OBB
OBB Advocate
Improved OBB

Commitment to Remediate and Patch

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

Recommendations and Recognition

REPUTABLE
10+ Recommends
FAMOUS
25+ Recommends
GLOBALLY TRUSTED
50+ Recommends

Distinguished Blog Author

1 Post
3 Posts
5+ Posts

Research Statistics



Total reports:3227
Total reports on VIP sites:355
Total patched vulnerabilities:357
Total vulnerabilities on Hold (Open Bug Bounty):2760
Recommendations received:3
Active since:14.07.2015
Top VIP Security Researcher Awards: 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





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Reported Vulnerabilities

All Submissions VIP SubmissionsFeatured Submissions

Domain Reported Status Type
24.02.2019
On Hold
Improper Access Control 
24.02.2019
On Hold
Improper Access Control 
24.02.2019
patched
Cross Site Scripting
24.02.2019
patched
Cross Site Scripting
23.02.2019
patched
Cross Site Scripting
23.02.2019
On Hold
Cross Site Scripting
23.02.2019
patched
Cross Site Scripting
23.02.2019
On Hold
Cross Site Scripting
23.02.2019
On Hold
Cross Site Scripting
23.02.2019
On Hold
Cross Site Scripting
23.02.2019
On Hold
Cross Site Scripting
23.02.2019
On Hold
Cross Site Scripting
23.02.2019
patched
Cross Site Scripting
23.02.2019
On Hold
Cross Site Scripting
23.02.2019
On Hold
Cross Site Scripting
23.02.2019
patched
Cross Site Scripting
23.02.2019
patched
Cross Site Scripting
23.02.2019
On Hold
Cross Site Scripting
23.02.2019
On Hold
Cross Site Scripting
23.02.2019
On Hold
Cross Site Scripting

  Latest Patched

 25.04.2019 1x.com
 25.04.2019 verizon.com
 25.04.2019 vpnmentor.com
 25.04.2019 leprogres.fr
 25.04.2019 ivss.gob.ve
 25.04.2019 discogs.com
 25.04.2019 rent.com
 25.04.2019 ub.edu
 24.04.2019 autocarindia.com
 24.04.2019 historydaily.org

  Latest Blog Posts

24.04.2019 by WHOISbinit
Stored Cross-site Scripting (XSS) vulnerability in Charitybuzz.com
24.04.2019 by WHOISbinit
Stored Cross-site Scripting (XSS) vulnerability in 1MB.site
24.04.2019 by WHOISbinit
I was able to Set the Date beyond the Possible Date on Facebook - Informative Issue
24.04.2019 by WHOISbinit
How I was able to Discover a Stored Cross-site Scripting (XSS) vulnerability in Flaticon
22.04.2019 by WHOISbinit
How I was able to create Unauthorized Comments on Facebook Live Stream

  Recent Recommendations

    25 April, 2019
     mlerley:
Thanks for finding these vulnerabilities!
    24 April, 2019
     AniDBStatus:
Thank you for reporting this bug. We appreciate your work!
    23 April, 2019
     itsecop:
Thanks OPASF, for pointed out XSS the vulnerability on our website!
Your input was very much appreciated!
    23 April, 2019
     itsecop:
Thanks m4rcol4vi, for pointed out the XSS vulnerability on our website!
Your input was very much appreciated!
    23 April, 2019
     buerofuenf:
Felipe found a XSS security vulnerability in one of our customers site. We fixed it accordingly. He was very fast in answering and very supportive. Thank you very much, your help is highly appreciated! We will keep you in mind for future security checks on other websites.