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Telegram Bot Token

Description#

General#

  • Documentation: https://core.telegram.org/bots/api#authorizing-your-bot
  • Summary: Telegram is a messaging app. This detectors aims at catching tokens used by bots to authenticate requests.
  • IPs allowlist: This feature is not available.
  • Scopes: There is only one token per bot and it is not possible to customize its permissions.

Revoke the secret#

The secret can be revoked by sending a message "/revoke" to @BotFather on Telegram as stated in this StackOverFlow thread.

Check for suspicious activity#

This feature is not described in the documentation.

Details for Telegrambot#

  • Family: Api

  • Category: Messaging system

  • Company: Telegram

  • 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: 281.26

  • Prefixed: True

  • PreValidators:

- type: ContentWhitelistPreValidator  patterns:  - :aa- type: ContentWhitelistPreValidator  patterns:  - '[0-9]{9,12}:aa'

Examples#

- text: "const BOT_TOKEN = '508627689:AAEuLPKs-EhrjrYGnz60bnYNZqakf6HJxc0';"  apikey: 508627689:AAEuLPKs-EhrjrYGnz60bnYNZqakf6HJxc0- text: "https://api.telegram.org/bot537236252:AAG5OA3tkCvKRuBCj0EJ3VGs4V56QgixbZc"  apikey: 537236252:AAG5OA3tkCvKRuBCj0EJ3VGs4V56QgixbZc- text: "TOKEN = '1628091811:AAG9RuJiqgOGIfFbOPBpAo6QhIJoD9mCdDs'"  apikey: 1628091811:AAG9RuJiqgOGIfFbOPBpAo6QhIJoD9mCdDs