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228,419 fixed vulnerabilities
569 bug bounties with 1110 websites
11,378 researchers, 932 honor badges

geeknik Top Security Researcher of the Month | Security Researcher Profile


Security researcher geeknik has already helped fix 2426 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:8768
Total reports on VIP sites:558
Total patched vulnerabilities:2426
Total vulnerabilities on Hold (Open Bug Bounty):4069
Recommendations received:8
Active since:14.07.2015
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Reported Vulnerabilities

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Domain Reported Status Type
24.04.2019
unpatched
Cross Site Scripting
24.04.2019
unpatched
Cross Site Scripting
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unpatched
Cross Site Scripting
24.04.2019
unpatched
Cross Site Scripting
24.04.2019
unpatched
Cross Site Scripting
24.04.2019
unpatched
Cross Site Scripting
24.04.2019
unpatched
Cross Site Scripting
24.04.2019
unpatched
Cross Site Scripting
24.04.2019
unpatched
Cross Site Scripting
24.04.2019
unpatched
Cross Site Scripting
24.04.2019
unpatched
Cross Site Scripting
24.04.2019
unpatched
Cross Site Scripting
24.04.2019
unpatched
Cross Site Scripting
24.04.2019
unpatched
Cross Site Scripting
24.04.2019
unpatched
Cross Site Scripting
24.04.2019
unpatched
Cross Site Scripting
24.04.2019
unpatched
Cross Site Scripting
24.04.2019
unpatched
Cross Site Scripting
24.04.2019
unpatched
Cross Site Scripting
24.04.2019
unpatched
Cross Site Scripting

  Latest Patched

 22.08.2019 vatgia.com
 22.08.2019 akc.org
 22.08.2019 scielo.org
 22.08.2019 gamer-info.com
 22.08.2019 tjrs.jus.br
 22.08.2019 fnde.gov.br
 22.08.2019 casinosolverde.pt
 22.08.2019 1111.com.tw
 22.08.2019 wtop.com
 22.08.2019 fedex.com

  Latest Blog Posts

19.08.2019 by ismailtsdln
IBM - Cross site Scripting [XSS]
15.08.2019 by thevivekkryadav
HOW I WAS BYPASSED CLOUDFLARE WAF
13.08.2019 by Renzi25031469
XSSCon - XSS Tool @Kitploit
13.08.2019 by Cur1S3
I Found a multiple xss on https://clickmeeting.com
13.08.2019 by ZIKADS
xss at anghami.com

  Recent Recommendations

    21 August, 2019
     aaccomazzi:
One more XSS bug discovered and patched thanks to Gh05tPT. Much appreciated!
    21 August, 2019
     SelectLine_GmbH:
Thank you, Rooghz, for pointing out a vulnerability on one of our websites.
    20 August, 2019
     runlevelone:
Thank you for the reported vulnerability! I thought I had those XSS pitfalls covered, but aparently not.
    20 August, 2019
     fukubacchi:
Thanks for reporting the issue and the vulnerability details!!!
    19 August, 2019
     maxiorel:
Thanks for reporting the problem and the vulnerability details.