Sensitive data sent to Algolia detected.

  • Rule ID: javascript_third_parties_algolia
  • Languages: javascript
  • Source: algolia.yml


Leaking sensitive data to third-party data tools is a common cause of data leaks and can lead to data breaches. This rule looks for instances of sensitive data sent to Algolia.


If you really need to identify users, use unique identifiers from the database.

  const algoliaSearch = require('algoliasearch')
const myAlgolia = algoliaSearch("123", "123")
const index = myAlgolia.initIndex(user.uuid)


Associated CWE

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