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keritzy | Security Researcher Profile

Security researcher keritzy has already helped fix 2032 vulnerabilities.

Researcher reputation:  40

Real name:
Steven Hampton

About me:
Independent Security Researcher // Programmer.

I hunt for people vulnerabilities and find securities flaws that needed to be reported as soon as possible that could be on major risks. I don't want to break or damage system. The reports that ive done in list with a Hall of fames, gifts and thank you email is a process of myself to reputate.


Contact email:
[email protected]://

Alternative Contacts:
Email:[email protected]
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Certifications & Diplomas:
I buy books also training in real scenario to develop my security skills :)

Experience in Application Security
over 5 years

Award / Bug Bounty I prefer:
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Depend on Bounty 5$ - 500$
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Offer of collaboration / Internship
Hall of Fame

Halls of Fame:
Dutch Telekom
United Depart of Defense

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Recommendations and Acknowledgements

@KlausSchmi     6 January, 2018
    Twitter KlausSchmi Klaus Schmidinger from TVDR:
Thank you, Keritzy, for reporting and helping to resolve an XSS vulnerability in a script on my web server!
@jason_purdy     30 November, 2017
    Twitter jason_purdy Jason Purdy from Fine Books & Collections:
Keritzy helped identify an XSS vulnerability with some legacy code. Thanks!
@MohammedBellifa     28 November, 2017
    Twitter MohammedBellifa Mohammed Bellifa from University of Denver Sturm College of Law:
Keritzy was very helpful in helping us identify and resolve an XSS vulnerability.
@mgrnwd     30 October, 2017
    Twitter mgrnwd Matthew Greenwood from University of Washington:
Thanks for your help in finding a department web server vulnerability!

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Honor Badges

Number of Secured Websites

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10+ Websites
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500+ Websites
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
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Secured OBB
OBB Advocate
Improved OBB

Commitment to Remediate and Patch

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

Recommendations and Recognition

10+ Recommends
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1 Post
3 Posts
5+ Posts

Research Statistics

Total reports:5894
Total reports on VIP sites:413
Total patched vulnerabilities:2032
Total vulnerabilities on Hold (Open Bug Bounty):135
Recommendations received:4
Active since:24.04.2017
Top VIP Security Researcher Awards: Top VIP Security Researcher of the Week

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  Recent Recommendations

@MrMoney84315336     16 April, 2021
    Twitter MrMoney84315336:
Serious, fast and professional.Thanks for the report.
@lmanunza     15 April, 2021
    Twitter lmanunza:
The Researcher found an XSS vulnerability in our site and acted ethically by reporting it to us, so we could fix it in a timely manner. Thank you!
@studentdoctor     14 April, 2021
    Twitter studentdoctor:
Rngdr4 is an absolute professional. Very helpful in finding and helping to resolve our bug. Highly recommended! Thanks, rngdr4!
@lmanunza     13 April, 2021
    Twitter lmanunza:
Pooja found an XSS vulnerability in our website and acted ethically by reporting it to us, as well as providing all the information we needed to reproduce and fix the issue in a timely manner. Thank you very much!
@MrMoney84315336     13 April, 2021
    Twitter MrMoney84315336:
Thank you for reporting the XSS issue.
Thanks to the detailed report, we were able to fix the problem on the same day.