Gitleaks: A Trusted Secret Scanner for Git Repositories (Free and Open-source)

Gitleaks: A Trusted Secret Scanner for Git Repositories (Free and Open-source)
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What is Gitleaks?

Gitleaks is a command-line CLI trusted secret scanner for git repositories, files, and directories, with millions of downloads and a large user base. It offers various features such as open-source code, customizable rules, and commercial support.

Gitleaks can be installed using Homebrew, Docker, or Go, and is also available as a pre-commit hook or GitHub Action.

Features

  • All code is open-source (gitleaks) or source-available (Gitleaks-Action)
  • Over 140 secret types with new types being added all the time
  • Commercial Support available
  • Easily configurable `gitleaks.toml` for customizing rules
  • Official gitleaks GitHub Action available
  • Keep your secrets secret with gitleaks

Platforms

  • macOS
  • Linux
  • Windows
  • Docker

License

MIT License

Resources & Download

Gitleaks
Download Gitleaks for free. Protect and discover secrets using Gitleaks. Gitleaks is a fast, lightweight, portable, and open-source secret scanner for git repositories, files, and directories. With over 6.8 million docker downloads, 11.2k GitHub stars, 1.7 million GitHub Downloads, thousands of weekly clones, and over 400k homebrew installs, gitleaks is the most trusted secret scanner among security professionals, enterprises, and developers.
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