In Sentry's documentation they explain that you can use a public token to use their API;


How is examplePublicKey from being used by an attacker and using my account ? Is it a secure way of doing things ?

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The public key, as the name suggests, is public. It can be used to report front-end errors, and there is not really a reliable way to prevent someone from abusing that.

There is an issue discussing security implications of making the public key public where a Sentry maintainer explained:

If you have just a Sentry DSN, you can't access or modify any data at all. You can only submit new crashreports.

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