Eugene Lim is a security researcher and white hat hacker. He has worked on several bug bounty programs, including Starbucks, Grab, and Salesforce, and was ranked #2 globally out of more than 600,000 hackers on the Hackerone moving leaderboard. In 2019, he won the Most Valuable Hacker award at the H1-213 live hacking event in Los Angeles organized by Hackerone, the US Air Force, the UK Ministry of Defense, and Verizon Media.
He is interested in application security and securing user data through sustainable DevSecOps practices. He is pursuing additional experience in artificial intelligence and quantum computing.
Conferences and Talks
- Black Hat Asia Arsenal 2019: “npm-scan: An Extensible, Heuristic-Based Vulnerability Scanning Tool for Installed NPM Packages”
- Black Hat USA Arsenal 2020: “Manuka: A modular, scalable OSINT honeypot targeting pre-attack reconnaissance techniques”
- Black Hat USA 2021: “Turing in a Box: Applying Artificial Intelligence as a Service to Targeted Phishing and Defending Against AI Generated Attacks”
- DEF CON 29 2021: “Hacking Humans with AI as a Service”
- New npm scanning tool sniffs out malicious code
- SQL injection flaw opened doorway to Starbucks’ accounting database
- SQL Injection Vulnerability Exposed Starbucks Financial Records
- Yale graduate earns $11,000 finding bugs by 'hacking' into government systems
- NSF is top hacker in Mindef's programme that gives cash for discovering software bugs
- NSF bug hunter wins big
- Hacking the Singapore Government: A Q&A With A Top Hacker & MINDEF 2.0 Results