An unrecognized API usage fee has been reflected in our account since September 16. Is there anyone else experiencing this situation? If my api key is somehow hacked, how can I avoid this situation?
If your API key is hacked, you create a new key and revoke all the others.
To avoid this situation, do not put your API key in client code, do not use it in third-party web sites, extensions, untrusted software.
The only safe place for API keys besides your local machine is on a server you control, for servicing client requests, stored securely as an obfuscated environment variable.
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Also make sure that your API keys are not contained within any applications you distribute.
As of right now please revoke any API keys you have and generate new ones.