Remove Sensitive Information from Laravel Apps

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Laravel Scrubber is a Laravel package to scrub sensitive information that breaks operational security policies from being leaked on accident or not by developers.

You can use this package in a few ways:

First, this package detects log messages and context patterns and scrubs them:

Log::info('some message', [
'context' => 'accidental',
'leak_of' => [
'jwt' => '<insert jwt token here>'
]
]);
 
// testing.INFO: some message {"context":"accidental","leak_of":{"jwt": '**redacted**'}}
 
Log::info('<insert jwt token here>');
 
// testing.INFO: **redacted**

Second, you can use the scrubber directly to process data in an array and mark it as redacted:

Scrubber::processMessage([
'context' => 'accidental',
'leak_of' => [
'jwt' => '<insert jwt token here>'
]
]);
 
// [
// "context" => "accidental"
// "leak_of" => [
// "jwt" => "**redacted**"
// ]
// ];
 
Scrubber::processMessage('<insert jwt token here>');
// **redacted**

This package also provides customization options, such as configuring the replacement message when data is scrubbed (the default is **redacted**). You can also extend the package by adding custom regex scrubbers.

You can start with Laravel Scrubber by checking out the project on GitHub at YorCreative/Laravel-Scrubber.

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Staff writer at Laravel News. Full stack web developer and author.

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