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This Pakistani Hacker Is The 11th Most Top-Rated Hacker In The World
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Published: Jul 19, 2016

Meet Shahmeer Amir, the 21-year-old Multan-born hacker, who has been ranked the number one hacker in Pakistan, and 11th overall in the world by HackerOne, a vulnerability disclosure company in California.

Source: Shahmeer Amir / Facebook
Source: Shahmeer Amir / Facebook

Amir has also been ranked the third most accomplished bug hunter in the world by Dark Reading, a cyber security news site.

Source: Shahmeer Amir / Facebook
Source: Shahmeer Amir / Facebook

Amir has earned $150,000 by reporting bugs to more than 300 organisations around the world including tech giants such as Facebook, Microsoft, Google, Yahoo, Twitter, LinkedIn and Dropbox, all in a span of two years.

Source: Shahmeer Amir / Facebook
Source: Shahmeer Amir / Facebook

Amir is currently based in Lahore, managing his own cyber security startup, Cyphlon, working on projects to better secure the Pakistani cyberspace from internal and external threats.