Abdul-Aziz Hariri

Abdul-Aziz Hariri is the Zero Day Initiative program analyst's manager. In this role, Hariri manages the day-to-day case load by accepting, distributing and pricing vulnerabilities submitted to the Zero Day Initiative (ZDI) program, which is the world's largest vendor-agnostic bug bounty program. Prior to joining ZDI, Hariri worked as an independent security researcher and threat analyst for Morgan Stanley emergency response team. During his time as an independent researcher, he was profiled by Wired magazine in their 2012 article, Portrait of a Full-Time Bug Hunter. In 2015, Abdul was part of the research team that submitted "Breaking Silent Mitigations - Gaining code execution on Isolated Heap and MemoryProtection hardened Internet Explorer" to the Microsoft bounty program. Their submission netted one the highest payouts to date from the Microsoft bounty program where the proceeds went to many STEM organizations. Twitter: @abdhariri