Wednesday, April 9, 2014

AWS to developers: scrub GitHub of secret keys

AWS urges developers to scrub GitHub of secret keys - Security - Technology: "Earlier this year, AWS contacted Rich Mogull, analyst and CEO of Securosis after three days of unusual activity on his account had run up US$500 in charges. In a blog post from January, Mogull said he had mistakenly published his AWS secret key on GitHub. "I did not completely scrub my code before posting to GitHub. I did not have billing alerts enabled ... This was a real mistake ... I paid the price for complacency," he admitted in his blog....Read more:,aws-urges-developers-to-scrub-github-of-secret-keys.aspx#ixzz2wu5Jkuvo

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