Rahul Tyagi

IRL Name: 
Rahul Tyagi
Biography: 

Rahul Tyagi was born on September 27, 1987 in a town called Gurdaspur , Punjab(India). Claims to be one of the leading computer security and ethical hacking trainer available in India. He is is working as a Brand Ambassador and Head Cyber Security Specialist in TCIL-IT Chandigarh ( A Govt. of India Enterprise), Vice- President in Cyber Security and Anti-Hacking Organization in India, technical head of News Paper Association of India, and technology writer in NAI. He submitted a whitepaper to Packetstormsecurity and Exploit-DB which is about pawning Windows with exploits that are already available in the net (Not his own exploits).

Facts

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.

Rumors

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 prolific websites.

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