Rafay Baloch , (born 5 February 1993) is a British Pakistani ethical hacker and security researcher known for his discovery of vulnerabilities on the Android operating system. He has been featured and known by both national and international media and publications like Forbes, BBC, The Wall Street Journal, and The Express Tribune.
He has been listed among the "Top 5 Ethical Hackers of 2014" by CheckMarx. Subsequently he was listed as one of "The 15 Most Successful Ethical Hackers WorldWide" and among "Top 25 Threat Seekers" by SCmagazine. Baloch has also been added in TechJuice 25 under 25 list for the year 2016 and got 13th rank in the list of high achievers.
Reflectiz, a cyber security company, released the list of "Top-21 Cybersecurity Experts You Must Follow on Twitter in 2021" recognizing Rafay Baloch as the top influencer.
On 23 March 2022, ISPR recognized Rafay Baloch's contribution in the field of Cyber Security with Pride for Pakistan award.
Techjuice has listed him as one of Pakistan's 25 high achievers under 25 years of age. Apart from this rafay is also Author of "Ethical Hacking And Pentesting Book". Rafay’s work has also been featured into many national/international magazines, newspapers and forums. These include websites such as SC magazine, Forbes, Yahoo news, Metasploit, threatpost etc. His research has been accepted at international conferences such CSP, SecureBrasil, Defcamp, Blackhat etc.