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Paystack Key



  • Documentation:
  • Summary: Paystack offers payment processing software and application programming interfaces (APIs) for e-commerce websites and mobile applications in several African countries. As an API providing financial related information, the corresponding API key is highly sensitive.
  • IPs allowlist: This feature is not mentioned in the API documentation.
  • Scopes: Users can create test keys and production keys. This detector only catches production keys.

Revoke the secret#

Paystack key can be revoked or rolled from the dashboard.

Check for suspicious activity#

Audit logs can be verified on the dashboard.

Details for Paystack key#

  • Family: Api

  • Category: Payment system

  • Company: Paystack

  • High recall: True

  • Validity check available: True

  • On-premise instances exist: False

  • Only valid secrets raise an alert: False

  • Minimum number of matches: 1

  • Occurrences found for one million commits: 0.73

  • Prefixed: True

  • PreValidators:

- type: ContentWhitelistPreValidator  patterns:  - sk_live_


- text: |    PAYSTACK_KEY = sk_live_ec689644470300562f498f083a26b3bc0809cf56
  apikey: sk_live_ec689644470300562f498f083a26b3bc0809cf56