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geeknik Top Security Researcher of the Month | Security Researcher Profile


Security researcher geeknik has already helped fix 1021 vulnerabilities.



Researcher reputation:  70

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]protonmail[DOT]ch
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:

Ca$h: PayPal.me/geeknik

BTC: 34Ge92eujtx8KDzy7m14v7eQzgNoAUc7nk

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

A job: Available for full/part time and contract.

Halls of Fame:
Google, Mozilla, Yahoo, OpenSSL, PHP, Perl, Mapbox, andd on and on and on... An additional 50 CVE have been assigned by MITRE based upon my bug reports.

https://hackerone.com/geeknik

Follow me on:
Twitter

Recommendations and Acknowledgements

    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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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:4057
Total reports on VIP sites:402
Total patched vulnerabilities:1021
Total vulnerabilities on Hold (Open Bug Bounty):2917
Recommendations received:4
Active since:14.07.2015
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

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Reported Vulnerabilities

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Domain Reported Status Type
22.02.2019
On Hold
Cross Site Scripting
22.02.2019
On Hold
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22.02.2019
On Hold
Cross Site Scripting
22.02.2019
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Cross Site Scripting
22.02.2019
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22.02.2019
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22.02.2019
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Cross Site Scripting
22.02.2019
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Cross Site Scripting
22.02.2019
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Cross Site Scripting
22.02.2019
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Cross Site Scripting
22.02.2019
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Cross Site Scripting
22.02.2019
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22.02.2019
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22.02.2019
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22.02.2019
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22.02.2019
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Cross Site Scripting
22.02.2019
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Cross Site Scripting
22.02.2019
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Cross Site Scripting
22.02.2019
On Hold
Cross Site Scripting

  Latest Patched

 21.05.2019 thailandpost.co.th
 20.05.2019 stereophile.com
 20.05.2019 habitissimo.com.br
 20.05.2019 mangasubthai.com
 20.05.2019 bodycontact.com
 20.05.2019 cnj.jus.br
 20.05.2019 geinoueroch.com
 20.05.2019 pdfdrive.com
 20.05.2019 jrailpass.com
 19.05.2019 microfocus.com

  Latest Blog Posts

20.05.2019 by fakessh
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
01.05.2019 by Renzi25031469
Fuxploider - @almandin
01.05.2019 by Renzi25031469
Sysadminotaur

  Recent Recommendations

    20 May, 2019
     LancasterUniSOC:
Thank you very much for your identification and notification of this issue. Much appreciated.
    20 May, 2019
     LeifTher:
Thank you so much for reporting security vulnerability and for the information needed to fix the issues.
    20 May, 2019
     William97920785:
Dear Fakessh,

Thank you for your findings. We have enhanced the XSS checking mechanism in the website based on your findings.
    17 May, 2019
     derbarkeeper:
Thank you for reporting XSS vulnerability. Great work!
    17 May, 2019
     derbarkeeper:
Thank you for reporting XSS vulnerability. Great work!