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Snyk Key



  • Documentation:
  • Summary: Snyk is a cybersecurity company that offers various services to detect vulnerable dependencies in open-source libraries and containers as well as other security threats. It provides both an API and a CLI to test a package for issues. This detector aims at catching the API key used for authentication.
  • IPs allowlist: This feature is not mentioned in the documentation.
  • Scopes: No scopes are available. A unique personal API key is associated to an account.

Revoke the secret#

Revocation and rotation of the API key can be done from the account settings tab.

Check for suspicious activity#

A usage tab that shows number of scans on the period is available in the dashboard. This can help in detecting suspicious usage of API keys.

Details for Snyk key#

  • Family: Api

  • Category: Code analysis

  • Company: Snyk

  • High recall: False

  • Validity check available: True

  • On-premise instances exist: False

  • Only valid secrets raise an alert: True

  • Minimum number of matches: 1

  • Occurrences found for one million commits: 0.18

  • Prefixed: False

  • PreValidators:

- type: FilenameBanlistPreValidator  banlist_extensions:  - ^ipynb$  - ^lock$  banlist_filenames: []  check_binaries: false  include_default_banlist_extensions: true  ban_markup: false- type: ContentWhitelistPreValidator  patterns:  - snyk


- text: "url= Authorization: token c1427dab-3e2f-4439-8e73-26b3e5ce9f55"  apikey: c1427dab-3e2f-4439-8e73-26b3e5ce9f55- text: "url= Authorization: token c1427dab-3e2f-4439-8e73-26b3e5ce9f55"  apikey: c1427dab-3e2f-4439-8e73-26b3e5ce9f55  filename: