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Brian 'geeknik' Carpenter
pwning n00bz for the lulz since 1987!#%

"We sleep soundly in our beds because rough men stand ready in the night to visit violence on those who would do us harm." - Winston Churchill

Sometimes it takes a wolf to protect the flock from other wolves.

If you appreciate my work, support continued fuzzing via Patreon - 11 Nov 2016

new blog launched! - 21 Aug 2016

I'm a freelance security and malware researcher and amateur exploit developer. I started this journey in the late 80s. It started out just for learning. Then for the lulz. And now it pays the bills. I've been listed on Google's Security Hall of Fame multiple times for finding various security bugs on Google web properties. I found a pretty serious security bug in a pre-release version of Firefox 4, and most recently have been credited with the following:

PHP5 - CVE-2014-9427
pngcrush - CVE-2015-2158 and CVE-2015-7700
OpenSSL - CVE-2016-2109, CVE-2015-0208 and CVE-2015-0288
phpmyadmin - CVE-2016-5703
Firefox - CVE-2016-5281
libtiff - CVE-2016-9273 and CVE-2016-9297
tcpdump - CVE-2017-5204, CVE-2017-5341, CVE-2017-5342, CVE-2017-5482 and CVE-2017-5484
libxml2 - CVE-2017-5969
cURL - CVE-2017-1000101, CVE-2017-7407
Irssi - CVE-2017-10965 and CVE-2017-10966
shoco - CVE-2017-11367
NSS - CVE-2017-11695, CVE-2017-11696, CVE-2017-11697, CVE-2017-11698
libzip - CVE-2017-12858

I've also found and helped resolve >100 non-security bugs in the Perl programming language.

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