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Generic Private Key

Description

General

  • Summary: The generic private key detector finds generic private key defined with a -----BEGIN PRIVATE KEY----- header. More details about cryptographic keys can be found in this FAQ.

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Details for Base64 private key generic

  • Family: PrivateKey

  • Category: Private key

  • High recall: True

  • Validity check available: False

  • Minimum number of matches: 1

  • Occurrences found for one million commits: 17.32

  • Prefixed: True

  • PreValidators:

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Examples
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Here's the decoded string:

-----BEGIN PRIVATE KEY-----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-----END PRIVATE KEY-----

Details for Private key generic

  • Family: PrivateKey

  • Category: Private key

  • High recall: True

  • Validity check available: False

  • Minimum number of matches: 1

  • Occurrences found for one million commits: 183.72

  • Prefixed: True

  • PreValidators:

- type: ContentWhitelistPreValidator
patterns:
- '-----begin private key-----'

Examples

- text: >
-----BEGIN PRIVATE KEY-----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-----END PRIVATE KEY-----