Rahul Tyagi

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Rahul Tyagi

Rahul Tyagi was born on September 27, 1987 in a town called Gurdaspur, Punjab(India). He claims to be one of the leading computer security and ethical hacking trainers available in India. He submitted a whitepaper to Packetstormsecurity and Exploit-DB which is about pwning Windows with exploits that are already available in the net (Not his own exploits).


Controls the TCIL-IT Certified Ethical Hacker certification.

His first book Hacking Crux I contains Windows tricks and not really a hacking book but a skiddie book.

Author of Hacking Crux 2, an over-hyped book in India which is all about Pentesting, Infosec, Information Gathering, Steganography, Wireless Attacks, etc.

One of the invited speakers of Defcon Chennai and Japur.

Contributed an article to The ProjectX Blog

His book "Hacking Crux 2: Hack The Hackers Before They Hack You" contains heavily plagiarized contents from different sources

Found XSS in HP, Intel, Forbes, National Geographic, Spike TV, the IEEE Computer Society, Sony, Autodesk, Fujifilm, Dolby, TED Conferences, LLC, and HowStuffWorks.


Following the footsteps of Ankit Fadia.

Fake and not really a hacker but a self-proclaimed one according to this pastebin: http://pastebin.com/imdwi0r9

He thinks he is already a security researcher just because of finding XSS in some websites.