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223,871 fixed vulnerabilities
541 bug bounties with 1060 websites
10,845 researchers, 921 honor badges

geeknik Top Security Researcher of the Month | Security Researcher Profile


Security researcher geeknik has already helped fix 2250 vulnerabilities.



Researcher reputation:  110

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're feeling generous we accept PayPal, Bitcoin (34Ge92eujtx8KDzy7m14v7eQzgNoAUc7nk), Amazon Gift Cards (https://amzn.to/2EpIalE).

Or visit our Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/geeknik

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:
Twitter

Recommendations and Acknowledgements

    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!
    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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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:7315
Total reports on VIP sites:526
Total patched vulnerabilities:2250
Total vulnerabilities on Hold (Open Bug Bounty):4758
Recommendations received:6
Active since:14.07.2015
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Reported Vulnerabilities

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Domain Reported Status Type
30.05.2019
patched
Cross Site Scripting
30.05.2019
patched
Cross Site Scripting
30.05.2019
patched
Cross Site Scripting
30.05.2019
On Hold
Cross Site Scripting
30.05.2019
On Hold
Cross Site Scripting
30.05.2019
On Hold
Cross Site Scripting
30.05.2019
On Hold
Cross Site Scripting
30.05.2019
On Hold
Cross Site Scripting
30.05.2019
On Hold
Cross Site Scripting
30.05.2019
patched
Cross Site Scripting
30.05.2019
On Hold
Cross Site Scripting
30.05.2019
On Hold
Cross Site Scripting
30.05.2019
patched
Cross Site Scripting
30.05.2019
patched
Cross Site Scripting
30.05.2019
On Hold
Cross Site Scripting
30.05.2019
On Hold
Cross Site Scripting
30.05.2019
On Hold
Cross Site Scripting
30.05.2019
On Hold
Cross Site Scripting
30.05.2019
On Hold
Cross Site Scripting
30.05.2019
patched
Cross Site Scripting

  Latest Patched

 24.07.2019 fraunhofer.de
 23.07.2019 wirecard.com
 23.07.2019 belezanaweb.com.br
 23.07.2019 sheypoor.com
 23.07.2019 fastspring.com
 23.07.2019 karaoke-version.com
 23.07.2019 investagrams.com
 23.07.2019 fzmovies.net
 22.07.2019 alriyadh.com
 22.07.2019 inria.fr

  Latest Blog Posts

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Hitachi Incident Response Team (HIRT)
11.05.2019 by MAS00712
Footprinting and Reconnaissance with DIRB Tool (For Security Researcher and Bug Bounty Hunters)
01.05.2019 by Renzi25031469
1000's of default passwords on http://open-sez.me

  Recent Recommendations

    24 July, 2019
     masayuki_oguni:
Andre discovered the XSS vulnerability on our site and contacted us.
Thank you for your quick and polite response to my email.
Thank you!
    24 July, 2019
     masayuki_oguni:
Andre discovered the XSS vulnerability on our site and let us know.
It was very helpful that you answered my questions quickly and politely.
Thank you.
    23 July, 2019
     hifitorget:
Thanks for notifying us on a SQLi vulnerability on one of our sites. Much appreciated!
    22 July, 2019
     shinguz:
A big thank you to Felipe for the vulnerability report of the Cross-Site Scripting (XSS) attacks! The report was detailed enough, with a simple example, to let me quickly verify and fix the issue.
    22 July, 2019
     Zefyx:
A big thanks warbid for your finding !