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geeknik Top Security Researcher of the Month | Security Researcher Profile


Security researcher geeknik has already helped fix 4158 vulnerabilities.



Researcher reputation:  150

Real name:
Brian Carpenter, Geeknik Labs

About me:
We are an independent research lab operating out of the state of Oklahoma. Our primary mission is to make the Internet safer for everyone around the world. Our funding comes from bug bounties, research grants, private donations and the generosity of strangers.

If your organization rewards ethical and responsible disclosures such as this, we would greatly appreciate it.

If you have any questions or concerns, please do not hesitate to reach out.

Thank you.

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

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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:11349
Total reports on VIP sites:709
Total patched vulnerabilities:4158
Total vulnerabilities on Hold (Open Bug Bounty):3217
Recommendations received:8
Active since:14.07.2015
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Reported Vulnerabilities

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  Latest Patched

 13.10.2019 fancourier.ro
 13.10.2019 interempresas.net
 13.10.2019 allbeauty.com
 13.10.2019 123test.com
 13.10.2019 autocosmos.com.mx
 13.10.2019 vogue.co.jp
 13.10.2019 au.ru
 13.10.2019 ohio.edu
 12.10.2019 bolha.com
 12.10.2019 ecu.edu.au

  Latest Blog Posts

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Collection of information | Google Hacking and Dorks basic
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New and Powerful XSS scan tool - XSpear
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Wordpress basic auditing

  Recent Recommendations

    11 October, 2019
     SimianE:
A comprehensive report helped me quickly patch a vulnerability on a recently deployed client system. I very much appreciate you taking the time to report with a reproducible test case. Many thanks.
    10 October, 2019
     BountyNeuvoo:
Dear,

Thank you for participating in our responsible disclosure program.

You helped us to solve a security vulnerability by informing us directly and delivering comprehensible examples.

We greatly appreciate your assistance in helping us maintain the security of our services.

Best regards
    10 October, 2019
     jshrc:
Nicolas was quick to let us know what the vulnerabilities were on our site. Thanks again!
    10 October, 2019
     ziduniwien:
Dear k0t,

The University of Vienna would like to thank you for your valuable contribution in finding a website security issue.

Your input is highly welcome and helps to raise the security level of our educational institution.

Servus and greetings from Vienna, Austria.
    10 October, 2019
     tschipie:
Thank you very much for finding and evaluating a vulnerability on our website. Very professional and detailed communication.