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Find API keys on GitHub

You need an API key for a service (like Google or Imgur) and you want to use someone else’s key. Naturally, this is just a theoretical problem.

This blog post shows how to harvest API keys. In short:

  • visit GitHub’s advanced search page
  • type in a keyword (for instance “AIza” for Google API keys)
  • hit the Search button and choose Code on the left side
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