* Nick FitzGerald:

> You -- and all journalistic and other commentaries I've seen/heard on 
> the increasingly common use of these targetted Office exploits -- miss 
> one very important option, I think; the attacker has access to 
> (partial) source of the closed, supposedly closely-held, proprietary 
> software in question.


I would expect that various universities have got access to the source
code as well, and several companies.

The times when you couldn't get source code for proprietary,
off-the-shelf software are over.  Welcome to the new world order! 8-)
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