Andy Kawa

I'm a Security Researcher and Full Stack Web Developer based in Dar es Salaam, with 4 years of experience in Ethical Hacking and Security Development. Thus I dedicate most of my time in breaking codes, and finding bugs in secure systems, exploit them, then securely fixing them.

General Info

5

Work Experience

  • 2018-Present

    The University of Dodoma

    Security Developer

    I am working in a team of security developers, developing tools and methods that will aid in testing the security of web application systems, exploit and fix security flaws. Through cutting-edge techniques, I discovered a Critical Unauthenticated Privilege Escalation vulnerability in students application portal. Thereafter we reported the issue, and developed a secure solution to patch the system.

  • 2015-2017

    Freelance

    Full Stack Web Developer

    I worked as Full Stack Web Developer and developed online web solutions as a Freelance. It was also during this period that I was a bug hunter, and discovered, reported and proposed a secure fix for severe vulnerabilities that affected at least three (3) major Telecommunication Companies' web applications including Zantel, Vodacom Tanzania and Tigo Tanzania.

Education

  • 2018

    Computer Science Diploma (Hons)

    The University of Dodoma

    Graduated with a Diploma (Hons) in Computer Science.

  • 2016

    High School

    Galanos Secondary School

    Graduated from High School level.

Testimonials

Portfolio

MkitoDotCom

Bug Hunting / Pen-testing

HackerHub Forums

Tech & Cybersec Forum

Carlton Eltons

Blog Website

GitHub (@bl4ckbo7)

More projects...

Major Skills

83%

Programming

Denotes my general skills in programming, using selected programming languages.

90%

Pen-testing

Represents my skills in pen-testing and writing reports.

4

Years of Experience

90%

Linux Admin

85%

Exploit Writing

Hobbies

Drawing

Listening to Music

Playing Checkers

Watching Movie

Languages

  • Swahili
  • English




Security is just an Illusion. - Anonymous