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Researcher Spotlight: yeuchimse

Posted by Sam Houston on Dec 8, 2016 11:25:35 AM
We recently chatted with Thanh "yeuchimse" Nguyen because of his success in Twilio's bounty program. Thanh is ranked 132nd on Bugcrowd's all time Hall of Fame, with a 100% bug acceptance rate and an average priority rating of 2.95 over 43 bugs.

Follow Thanh on Twitter: @yeuchimse
 
 
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Researcher Spotlight: Vishnu Vardhan Reddy

Posted by Sam Houston on Sep 27, 2016 4:56:33 PM
We recently got to know Vishnu Vardhan Reddy who is ranked 19th on Bugcrowd's all time Hall of Fame, and recently won our Buggy Award for most activity in Kudos only programs. Vishnu joined the Bugcrowd community in March 2015, and in that time has racked up an astounding 1435 Kudos points. 

Follow Vishnu on Twitter: @Vishnu_dfx
 
 
We love getting to know members of the Bugcrowd community and Vishnu's unique experience and background provides great insight into it. Read the below interview to learn more about why Vishnu bug hunts, what keeps him going, and where he sees it going. 
 
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Researcher Spotlight - Putsi

Posted by Sam Houston on Jun 14, 2016 2:03:12 PM

Putsi is #38 on the community leaderboard, with a 97.14% acceptance rate and an average bug priority of 3. Putsi just recently entered the top 40 on Bugcrowd and has had success with many private and public bounty programs on the platform.

Read below for our interview with Putsi and make sure to follow @Putsi on Twitter.

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Researcher Spotlight - Nikaiw

Posted by Sam Houston on Jun 6, 2016 2:31:40 PM

Nikaiw is #58 on the community leaderboard, with a 96.88% acceptance rate and an average bug priority of 2.37. Nikaiw has been on Bugcrowd for less than 6 months and in that time he's found 31 valid vulnerabilities, with 10 of those being P1's.

Read below for our interview with Nikaiw and make sure to follow @Nikaiw on Twitter.

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Researcher Spotlight - Fuzzybear

Posted by Sam Houston on May 18, 2016 2:57:55 PM

Fuzzybear is #43 on the community leaderboard, with a 100% acceptance rate and an average bug priority of 2.55. In the short time he's been on Bugcrowd and in bug bounties he has done quite well, successfully finding 65 bugs on Bugcrowd bug bounties, most of which was through private bug bounty programs. He also has one of my favorite usernames in the community!

Read below for our interview with Fuzzybear, where he shares some great practical advice for researchers.

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Researcher Spotlight - Mico

Posted by Sam Houston on May 10, 2016 8:30:00 AM

This week’s Researcher Spotlight is on Mico! Mico ranks #5 on Bugcrowd’s leaderboard with over 1926 kudos points, 266 bugs found, a 91% acceptance rate and an average bug priority of 2.92. In a relatively short period of time we’ve seen Mico climb his way up the charts. Mico can be found on Bugcrowd and you can follow him on Twitter at @bugtest0101.



Take us back to your early days, what got you started with technology?

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Researcher Spotlight: Nijagaw

Posted by Sam Houston on Apr 15, 2016 2:19:31 PM

Nicodemo Gawronski, @Nijagaw has been hacking on Bugcrowd bounty programs since mid-2014 and is also a Penetration Tester at Sec-1 in the UK. He is ranked 8th on Bugcrowd’s all time leaderboard and was nominated in the 2015 Bugcrowd Buggy Awards for Most Valuable Hacker which awarded the researchers with overall high activity, low noise, and high impact. He has an acceptance rate of 99.11% and an average priority of 3.09.  

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Researcher Spotlight: Mongo

Posted by Sam Houston on Jan 29, 2016 3:38:30 PM

When a new researcher joins our community and quickly climbs the ranks, we take notice. This week’s spotlight is on Mongo, currently ranked 8th on the Bugcrowd Leaderboard with an acceptance rate of 99%. And this is after only 6 months of submitting bugs!

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Researcher Spotlight: Jared Perry

Posted by Sam Houston on Dec 14, 2015 5:37:19 AM

This week's Researcher Spotlight is on Jared Perry, a researcher in Canada with a 100% acceptance rate and an average priority of 2.78. Jared's path to bug bounties shows how important it can be to network and connect with other bug bounty hunters in the community.

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Researcher Spotlight: Justin Steven

Posted by Sam Houston on Dec 7, 2015 4:34:41 AM

With Bugcrowd's roots in Australia, it's always a great time to work with the security community from down under. Australia has some of the best infosec talent around, and this week's Spotlight is on one of their bug bounty hunters: Justin Steven.

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