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234,198 fixed vulnerabilities
582 bug bounties with 1177 websites
11,786 researchers, 947 honor badges

geeknik Top Security Researcher of the Month | Security Researcher Profile


Security researcher geeknik has already helped fix 3049 vulnerabilities.



Researcher reputation:  150

Real name:
Brian Carpenter, Geeknik Labs

About me:
We are a small unaffiliated research lab operating out of the rural farmland of Oklahoma. Our primary mission is to make the Internet safer for everyone, near and far.

We provide the following services:
Offensive Security Research
Physical Penetration Testing
Endpoint Monitoring
Threat Assessments
Software QA (C, Cpp, Perl, PHP, Python, Go)

How to contact me:
Brian Carpenter - Principal Researcher
geeknik[AT]pm[DOT]me
All communication will be kept private.

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

Certifications & Diplomas:
High school graduates and college dropouts.

Experience in Application Security
over 5 years

Award / Bug Bounty I prefer:
If you feel generous:

https://paypal.me/geeknik

https://cash.me/geekniklabs

bitcoin: 34Ge92eujtx8KDzy7m14v7eQzgNoAUc7nk

Amazon Gift Cards

Halls of Fame:
Google, Mozilla, Yahoo, OpenSSL, PHP, Perl, Mapbox, andd on and on and on... Almost 100 CVE have additionally been assigned by MITRE based upon our bug reports.

https://hackerone.com/geeknik/resume

Follow me on:
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Recommendations and Acknowledgements

    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!
    3 August, 2019
     NewLineHorizon1 Melisa from NewLineHorizon:
Dear,

Thanks for participating in responsible disclosure program.
The reports you submitted were extremely helpful to our team and provided us the details we needed to resolve the issues that you identified.
We are deeply committed to provide a safe and secure experience to our users and are therefore grateful for your efforts to help us improve our services.

Best Regards!
    26 July, 2019
     ToonPlanet Young J. from Behr Paint:
Thanks for the report of the security research. This helped to find and fix the problem.
    1 July, 2019
     twoucan Twoucan Support from Twoucan:
In your report, I was able to fix the vulnerability due to misconfiguration.
Thank you.
    27 June, 2019
     RMV1983 Michael from eduvdom:
Thanks for the report of the security research. This helped to find and fix the problem.
    14 May, 2019
     wirismath Sonia Gago from WIRIS MATH:
Hello, @geeknik! We want to thank you for your vulnerabity report. Thanks to your information and collaboration, we could fix a security issue in one of our websites. Great job!
    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!
    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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Honor Badges


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:10594
Total reports on VIP sites:656
Total patched vulnerabilities:3049
Total vulnerabilities on Hold (Open Bug Bounty):4603
Recommendations received:8
Active since:14.07.2015
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Reported Vulnerabilities

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patched
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patched
Cross Site Scripting
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patched
Cross Site Scripting
04.08.2019
On Hold
Cross Site Scripting
04.08.2019
patched
Cross Site Scripting
04.08.2019
patched
Cross Site Scripting
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patched
Cross Site Scripting
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Cross Site Scripting
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patched
Cross Site Scripting
04.08.2019
patched
Cross Site Scripting
04.08.2019
On Hold
Cross Site Scripting
04.08.2019
patched
Cross Site Scripting
04.08.2019
On Hold
Cross Site Scripting
04.08.2019
On Hold
Cross Site Scripting
04.08.2019
patched
Cross Site Scripting
04.08.2019
On Hold
Cross Site Scripting
04.08.2019
patched
Cross Site Scripting

  Latest Patched

 15.09.2019 ox.ac.uk
 15.09.2019 ebi.ac.uk
 14.09.2019 jsp.nazwa.pl
 14.09.2019 savetomp3.cc
 14.09.2019 uzairways.com
 14.09.2019 bandsintown.com
 14.09.2019 quady-import.nazwa.pl
 14.09.2019 ses.unam.mx
 14.09.2019 posgrado.unam.mx
 14.09.2019 univie.ac.at

  Latest Blog Posts

13.09.2019 by drok3r
Collection of information | Google Hacking and Dorks basic
09.09.2019 by DakkarKey
New and Powerful XSS scan tool - XSpear
05.09.2019 by MiguelSantareno
Wordpress basic auditing
05.09.2019 by MiguelSantareno
Payloads for all type off web attacks
19.08.2019 by ismailtsdln
IBM - Cross site Scripting [XSS]

  Recent Recommendations

    13 September, 2019
     Web1Consulting:
KhanJanny provided specific information and was very responsive. I very much appreciate his efforts.
    13 September, 2019
     CertUC3M:
We would like to thank Fakessh for your carefull and professionally conducted vulnerability report.

Wishing you the best

Rafael Calzada
Security Manager
Universidad Carlos III of Madrid
[email protected]
    13 September, 2019
     DiEsse:
Big thanks to 0xrocky for identifying and responsibly disclosing a vulnerability on our site!
    13 September, 2019
     AndyMyersAU:
Thank you Rooghz for identifying a vulnerability on our site.
    12 September, 2019
     phdev6:
k0t found a XSS Bug on our site, thanks for the research and the responsible disclosure!