You ask: 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: