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Submission + - AWS ELB Sends 2 Million Netflix API reqs to wrong (thebuzzmedia.com)

rsk writes: Amazon Web Services's Elastic Load Balancer is a dynamic load-balancer managed by Amazon. Load balancers regularly swapped around with each other which can lead to surprising results; like getting millions of requests meant for a different AWS customer. Using ELBs can result in AWS unintentionally introducing a man-in-the-middle (attack) into your application environment. Most AWS users do not realize this can happen and have not secured against it.
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AWS ELB Sends 2 Million Netflix API reqs to wrong

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The trouble with doing something right the first time is that nobody appreciates how difficult it was.