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Ax Sharma

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Ax is a Security Researcher and Threat Intel Analyst who holds passion for perpetual learning. In his spare time, he loves pulling apart malware, exploiting vulnerabilities ethically and educating a wide range of audiences via blogs and videos. He’s also an active community member of the OWASP Foundation and the British Association of Journalists (BAJ).

Ax’s expertise includes malware analysis, threat intel gathering, vulnerability research and web app security. Through responsible disclosure, Ax has previously exposed serious bugs and security vulnerabilities affecting national & global organizations like P.F. Chang’s, Planet Fitness, Comcast/Arris, Ellucian and the popular restaurant chain, Buca di Beppo.

In early 2018, Ax helped prevent a massive data breach at Georgia Tech by going public with a serious flaw which was left unpatched for over a year. He hence earned himself a place on Tech’s Vulnerability Reporters “hall of fame” page.

Ax’s hobbies include working out, reading, writing, playing piano and researching cybercrime.