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porthunter | Security Researcher Profile

Security researcher porthunter has already helped fix 205 vulnerabilities.

Researcher reputation:  30

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About me:
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Contact me ASAP via email ([email protected]) so we can work together to quickly protect your users! All communication will be kept private.

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Twitter @porthunter

Experience in Application Security
over 5 years

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Recommendations and Acknowledgements

@adoptnik     25 April, 2017
    Twitter adoptnik Erin from Wordnik:
As a small nonprofit, we are SO grateful to porthunter for helping us find a vulnerability on our site. Very kind and helpful, sent info that let us easily reproduce the issue and even helped us check the patch. A+++
@GabWiny     17 April, 2017
    Twitter GabWiny Gabor Boros from NA:
thank you Mike for reporting and willing to help with our security vulnerability
@wpblock     18 March, 2017
    Twitter wpblock WPBlock from WPBlock:
Thanks to porthunter once again for helping us find and patch a security issue.

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Number of Secured Websites

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Advanced Security Research

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

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Commitment to Remediate and Patch

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

Recommendations and Recognition

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1 Post
3 Posts
5+ Posts

Research Statistics

Total reports:402
Total reports on VIP sites:216
Total patched vulnerabilities:205
Recommendations received:3
Active since:15.03.2017
Top VIP Security Researcher Awards: Top VIP Security Researcher of the Week Top VIP Security Researcher of the Week

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  Recent Recommendations

@darione90     14 June, 2021
    Twitter darione90:
Many thanks for finding and reporting an XSS vulnerability on our website!
@darione90     13 June, 2021
    Twitter darione90:
Many thanks for helping us fixing a XSS vulnerability on our website!
@darione90     12 June, 2021
    Twitter darione90:
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Taha has found several XSS vulnerabilities, and kindly reported them to our team.