AWS Access Keys considered harmful

…or “How I learned that today, the hard way”.

As I was comming back from getting some groceries, I got an call for Amazon Web Services. Somebody has started about 20 large instances on my account. Oh dear! By the time I got to kill them all, they racked about $150 worth of charges. Luckily, the nice lady who called me said they will not charge me for that. I hope that’s the case. I’m stil waiting for a confirmation.

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