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geeknik Top Security Researcher of the Month | Security Researcher Profile


Security researcher geeknik has already helped fix 1566 vulnerabilities.



Researcher reputation:  80

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:5415
Total reports on VIP sites:441
Total patched vulnerabilities:1566
Total vulnerabilities on Hold (Open Bug Bounty):3637
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 Top VIP Security Researcher of the Week Top VIP Security Researcher of the Week

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Reported Vulnerabilities

All Submissions VIP SubmissionsFeatured Submissions

Domain Reported Status Type
23.02.2019
unpatched
Cross Site Scripting
23.02.2019
patched
Cross Site Scripting
23.02.2019
patched
Cross Site Scripting
23.02.2019
unpatched
Cross Site Scripting
23.02.2019
patched
Cross Site Scripting
23.02.2019
unpatched
Cross Site Scripting
23.02.2019
patched
Cross Site Scripting
23.02.2019
unpatched
Cross Site Scripting
23.02.2019
patched
Cross Site Scripting
23.02.2019
unpatched
Cross Site Scripting
23.02.2019
patched
Cross Site Scripting
23.02.2019
unpatched
Cross Site Scripting
23.02.2019
patched
Cross Site Scripting
23.02.2019
unpatched
Cross Site Scripting
23.02.2019
patched
Cross Site Scripting
23.02.2019
patched
Cross Site Scripting
23.02.2019
unpatched
Cross Site Scripting
23.02.2019
unpatched
Cross Site Scripting
23.02.2019
unpatched
Cross Site Scripting
23.02.2019
unpatched
Cross Site Scripting

  Latest Patched

 18.06.2019 uliege.be
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 18.06.2019 webnode.sk
 18.06.2019 mega.cl
 18.06.2019 monstersandcritics.com
 18.06.2019 despegar.cl
 18.06.2019 condos.ca
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  Latest Blog Posts

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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

    18 June, 2019
     anorwood:
Thanks for pointing out an XSS vulnerability in the markup of one of our applications. Good to have it patched up.
    18 June, 2019
     JuniorTidal:
Thank you Paulo for sharing your expertise. It is much appreciated!
    18 June, 2019
     Jerski124:
Thank you for information about vulnerabilities on our site.
    18 June, 2019
     opensolr:
Thank you for your notification and helping us build a safer environment for our users!
    17 June, 2019
     opensolr:
The research on the cross-domain vulnerability, was a very good catch !
Thank you very much for your time and professional report !