Postmortems

File this one under

File this one under #cloud_has_its_risks
https://www.humankode.com/security/how-a-bug-in-visual-studio-2015-exposed-my-source-code-on-github-and-cost-me-6500-in-a-few-hours

Discussion at https://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=10149179
Usually Amazon refund rogue charges, but I don’t presently see any indication of that in this case.

They might not have thought to ask.

File this under “Should have used the alerts AWS constantly tries to get users to use to stop these sorts of problems”.