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Bloke clicks GitHub 'commit' button in Visual Studio, gets slapped with $6,500 AWS bill

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Hardcoded passwords

So he works for Cisco or Belkin then?

This is his 100% his fault, and in this case the school of hard knocks is charging tuition.

So five years down the road when the source has been lost (I know his type) then the app will have an unchangeable password, and they WON'T be able to change their Amazon compute services password.

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