Hi! We are Hyperion Gray.

We are a small team of software engineers, data scientists, and hackers creating clever solutions to hard problems. Check out our work and meet the team! We've been around for about 10 years and are known classically as a security research company. We're ready to bring that research to help secure (and break into) your environment! Check out our various services in the nav bar!


We're open source enthusiasts! We release most of our work open source, and we have a few commercial offerings as well.
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We provide penetration testing and security review services for companies of all sizes—from small businesses to multinational.
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We perform grant-based R&D in parternship with universities, research institutes, NGOs and private sector companies.
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Publications & Public Speaking

Conference Talk

punk.sh: Mass Scanning All The Things

The architecture of punk.sh and exploring this unique security dataset — BloomCon 2018.


Dark Web Map

An interactive visualization of 6.6k Tor onions and a research project to measure and explain the dark web.

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Online Course

How to Hack and Defend Your Website in 3 Hours

Free online web security class. Perfect for beginners!

For more publications, check out our Gray Area blog

In The Media


The dark web and how to access it

April 14, 2018

MacKenzie Sigalos: Tor is comprised of people from all over the planet who are donating their computers to the network. It has more than 7,000 relays to choose from. Bouncing your request around to random computers all over the world makes it much harder for people to find you.


Questa mappa interattiva rivela che il dark web non è poi così oscuro

March 15, 2018

Riccardo Coluccini: Il mondo del dark web — che ricordiamo essere solo una parte del più ampio deep web — è spesso associato ai più oscuri traffici illegali e alle attività più violente e atroci a cui la mente umana abbia mai pensato…


Meet The Darpa-Backed Hackers Building A Google For Every Web Weakness

May 25, 2015

Thomas Fox-Brewster: Hacker culture is dying. A scene that used to be replete with anticorporate sentiment and profreedom ideals is being sold out by cybersecurity capitalists more concerned with making a quick buck…


The Dark Web—What Is It, Really?

March 7, 2019

Goddy Ray: The dark web is just a reflection of society at large. But common misconceptions prevent people from using it for legitimate, privacy-preserving purposes, Hyperion Gray's researchers claim.