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howardpotts | Security Researcher Profile


Security researcher howardpotts has already helped fix 2359 vulnerabilities.



Researcher reputation:  120

Real name:
M V Vaishnav Rajeevan

About me:
Feel free to contact me.

White-hat security researcher
Php, Python developer

How to contact me:
mail: [email protected]

Alternative Contacts:
mail: [email protected]

Certifications & Diplomas:
Certified Ethical Hacker (EC Council)
Penetration Tester

Experience in Application Security
1-3 years

Award / Bug Bounty I prefer:
Bug Bounty: paypal.me/moovakad
Swag: Gadgets, T-Shirt

Recommendations and Acknowledgements

@cg_director     21 September, 2020
    Twitter cg_director Alex from cgdirector:
HowardPotts found a vulnerability issues on our Website that was important to fix. We wouldn't have found it without his help. Thankfully it was an easy fix
@getoutandlove     14 September, 2020
    Twitter getoutandlove Coyote from zen habits:
Thanks for communicating with us promptly and providing the info, we were able to fix the vulnerability. Thanks, great work!
@john_tjp     14 July, 2020
    Twitter john_tjp Johnson from The Jakarta Post:
we really appreciate such a talent in cybersecurity, it help us to patch the web
@jindov_V     7 October, 2020
    Twitter jindov_V Vinh from ParcelMonitor:
Very helpful, he found and provide fully detail information to help me fix the problem
@Lambert90157114     6 October, 2020
    Twitter Lambert90157114 Dom L. from upsay:
HowardPotts provided us some useful information about a potential security problem on our main website.
Very helpful and fast communication
@CorreyShare     2 October, 2020
    Twitter CorreyShare Correy from Share:
Very helpful and appreciated. Thanks for the work you do
@s3cguy1     25 September, 2020
    Twitter s3cguy1 SecGuy1 from *:
Really appreciate the way that this was disclosed. Researcher was courteous and very helpful.

Thanks!
@Fla_ke     22 September, 2020
    Twitter Fla_ke Fabrice from UCLouvain:
HowardPotts provided us some useful information about a potential security problem on our main website. He quickly answered all our questions. Thks!
@hashtagnewtab     21 September, 2020
    Twitter hashtagnewtab Mike from HPC:
Very helpful and fast communication, an expert in the field.

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Honor Badges


Number of Secured Websites

10+ Secured Websites Badge
50+ Secured Websites Badge
500+ Secured Websites Badge
Web Security Veteran Badge
10+ Websites
50+ Websites
500+ Websites
WEB SECURITY VETERAN
1000+ Websites

Advanced Security Research

WAF Bypasser Badge
CSRF Master Badge
AppSec Logic Master Badge
Fastest Fix Badge
WAF Bypasser
CSRF Master
30+ Reports
AppSec Logic Master
30+ Reports
Fastest Fix
Fix in 24 hours

Outstanding Achievements

Secured OBB Badge
OBB Advocate Badge
Improved OBB Badge
Secured OBB
OBB Advocate
Improved OBB

Commitment to Remediate and Patch

Patch Master Badge
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Patch Lord Badge
Patch Master
55% Patched
Patch Guru
65% Patched
Patch Lord
75% Patched

Recommendations and Recognition

REPUTABLE Badge
FAMOUS Badge
GLOBALLY TRUSTED Badge
REPUTABLE
10+ Recommends
FAMOUS
25+ Recommends
GLOBALLY TRUSTED
50+ Recommends

Distinguished Blog Author

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1 Post
3 Posts
5+ Posts

Research Statistics



Total reports:2987
Total reports on VIP sites:160
Total patched vulnerabilities:2359
Total vulnerabilities on Hold (Open Bug Bounty):1445
Recommendations received:9
Active since:23.12.2019
Top VIP Security Researcher Awards: Top VIP Security Researcher of the Week

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Reported Vulnerabilities

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  Latest Patched

 30.10.2020 t3n.de
 30.10.2020 489pro.com
 30.10.2020 dgtle.com
 29.10.2020 photobucket.com
 29.10.2020 istockphoto.com
 29.10.2020 skin.gs
 28.10.2020 plos.org
 28.10.2020 audiusa.com
 28.10.2020 um.es
 28.10.2020 bpjs-kesehatan.go.id

  Latest Blog Posts

26.10.2020 by _r00t1ng_
Bypass Addslashes using Multibyte Character
26.10.2020 by _r00t1ng_
One Payload to Inject them all - MultiQuery Injection
26.10.2020 by _r00t1ng_
Routed SQL Injection
26.10.2020 by _r00t1ng_
DIOS the SQL Injectors Weapon
26.10.2020 by p4c3n0g3
How to find AngularJS XSS

  Recent Recommendations

@MizoueShumpei     29 October, 2020
    Twitter MizoueShumpei:
Thank you very much for your help.
@adridder     28 October, 2020
    Twitter adridder:
Thank you for your help with this XSS vulnerability on our site. We appreciate the responsible reporting via openbugbounty.
@gaborvitez     28 October, 2020
    Twitter gaborvitez:
Ajaysen R found a reflected cross site scripting bug in one of our cgi scripts, this way he helped us improve the security of our website. He was really fast to react, working with him was really a pleasure. We are grateful for the issues he made us aware of.
@Jobe1986     28 October, 2020
    Twitter Jobe1986:
Thank you for your efforts and reporting the XSS vulnerability you found on my website.
@TConfetti     28 October, 2020
    Twitter TConfetti:
Vighnesh Gupta was responsive and professional in helping us remediate a bug on our website. Thank you for your insight, Vighnesh.