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PubNub Subscription Key



  • Documentation:
  • Summary: PubNub is a real time communication platform. This detector focuses on detecting subscription keys.
  • IPs allowlist: This feature is not currently available.
  • Scopes: This key allows servers to connect to a channel and receive new messages.

Revoke the secret#

This can be done in the PubNub dashboard.

Check for suspicious activity#

Usage of keys can be inspected in the PubNub dashboard.

Details for Pubnub subscription key#

  • Family: Api

  • Category: Messaging system

  • Company: PubNub

  • High recall: True

  • Validity check available: True

  • On-premise instances exist: True

  • Only valid secrets raise an alert: False

  • Minimum number of matches: 1

  • Occurrences found for one million commits: 5.65

  • Prefixed: True

  • PreValidators:

- type: ContentWhitelistPreValidator  patterns:  - sub-c-


- text: "SUB_KEY = 'sub-c-d3ff6da6-faa9-11m5-4160-0679f8943h4f'"  apikey: sub-c-d3ff6da6-faa9-11m5-4160-0679f8943h4f
- text: "PNConfiguration *configuration = [PNConfiguration configurationWithPublishKey:@'' subscribeKey:@'sub-c-7e0453e2-5134-10e9-b63y-361a0ea3765d'];"  apikey: sub-c-7e0453e2-5134-10e9-b63y-361a0ea3765d