(malware,funny) serious security hole in Wordpad

You ask: Wordpad?

Yes, Wordpad!

You're speechless: But it's just a fancy text editor...how...[you trail off...]

My sentiments exactly...

For $DEITY's sake it's just a FRICKING FANCY TEXT EDITOR! How in heck do you manage to make a text editor something a hacker can use to get into your machine? And what's next? Notepad? Solitaire?

Here's a very eloquent comment about it from El Reg:


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